celebratory gunfire

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Bill Grady
July 02, 2019 - 6:11 am
Every year people are warned about the dangers of discharging firearms to celebrate holidays like Independence Day or New Year's Day, but there is another angle to consider. Some people believe shooting a gun upward is safer if it's a smaller caliber. The idea is that no one would be hurt by a...
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AP News Staff
January 02, 2019 - 6:51 am
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) - Authorities say a New Year's Eve reveler accidentally shot himself while preparing to fire a celebratory round in Kansas City, Kansas. Police Chief Terry Zeigler tweeted that the shooting happened as the victim was getting ready to go out at midnight and fire his .22-...
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Marc LaVoie
December 31, 2018 - 6:54 am
The Kansas City Police Department is once again asking people to refrain from firing guns in the air to celebrate the new year. It happens every year at New Year's and Independence Day. People engage in celebratory gunfire, without regard for where the projectile will land. One man who knows about...
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