More homeowners using guns to protect themselves

{A href=""}BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) In the past year, Eyewitness News has documented several residents using deadly force to defend themselves with a gun.

Second Amendment Sports gun expert Alex Bowman said in the past year, the number of people buying guns for home protection has been on the level with those buying for sport.

He stressed three things are important when it comes to buying a gun: the right fit, safety and training.