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Police: Don't shoot off guns to celebrate the 4th of July

Posted at 2:33 PM, Jun 26, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-26 14:33:35-04

Police are reminding you not to shoot off guns to celebrate the 4th of July.

Shooting a firearm into the air in celebration of the holiday can have deadly consequences.

Just last year a man watching fireworks at Busch Gardens was injured by celebratory gunfire.

Boynton Beach police are reminding residents "what goes up must come down."

In a social media post it warned: Stray bullets take lives."

Police are urging gun owners to keep the community safe and not fire a gun on the 4th.