Conversation with the KCPD on the dangers of celebratory gunfire

Celebratory gunfire (also called aerial firing or happy fire) is the shooting of a firearm into the air in celebration. . In regions such as Puerto Rico and continental areas of the United States. it is practiced illegally, especially on holidays like New Year’s Eve.

The practice may result in random death and injury from stray bullets. Property damage is sometimes another result of celebratory gunfire; shattered windows and damaged roofs are often found after such celebrations.

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