Criminal justice profs help christen new shooting range

CIsco shootingTwo faculty from Trine University's Department of Criminal Justice, Psychology and Social Sciences took part in the ribbon-cutting ceremony for a new indoor shooting range and outdoor sports retail center in Angola.

Thunder Lakes, located at 2160 W 175N, held its grand opening Wednesday, May 9. The newly remodeled building houses two ranges, a retail shop with firearms and supplies as well as hunting, fishing and archery equipment and classrooms for educational classes, events or meetings.

In the top photo, Cisco Ortiz, third from left, instructor in the Department of Criminal Justice, Psychology and Social Sciences, and Craig Laker, in front of Ortiz, chair of the department, watch with other community members as Thunder Lakes owner Greg Rekeweg cuts the ribbon. At right, Ortiz tries out one of the shooting ranges along with others in attendance.

Photos courtesy of Ashlee Hoos, The Herald Republican