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Clay County Sheriff's Office warns residents not to fire guns

10:04 PM, Dec 31, 2012   |    comments
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CLAY COUNTY, Fla. -- A post on the Clay County Sheriff's Facebook page sums it up best, "what goes up, must come down."

The Clay County Sheriff's Office is encouraging people not to fire guns in celebration of the New Year.

According to the CCSO post, "a bullet fired into the air falls at a rate of 300 to 700 mph. That's enough velocity for a bullet to pierce a person's skull."

The CCSO asks that people find a different way to ring in the New Year, citing, "every year there are calls from residents in various neighborhood throughout the county on random gunfire."

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