Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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Release Number: 15-346
- For Immediate Release:
- Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
- July 2, 2015
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Injuries from celebratory gunfire can result in serious injuries.
- July 4, 2015
- Time: 12:00 AM
Independence Day Holiday:
In recognition of the Independence Day holiday, individuals sometimes shoot guns in the air as a way to celebrate. Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office is reminding individuals that such practices can prove tragic. Injuries from celebratory gunfire can result in serious injuries. Individuals need to remember that when a gun is fired in the air, there is no way to determine where that cartridge will come down.
The Sheriff's Office is encouraging individuals to curb celebratory gunfire and encourage everyone to practice safe and responsible gun use.