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Sunday, 20 June 2021

Danville police investigating water gun shooting incidents

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Danville police investigating water gun shooting incidents
Danville police investigating water gun shooting incidents

FLARRY:DANVILLE POLICEARE INVESTIGATINGSEVERAL REPORTSOF PEOPLE ANDCARS BEING STRUCKBY WATER BEADPROJECTILES.NANCY:THEY'RE HONING INON SOME POTENTIALSUSPECTS, MOSTLYYOUNGER KIDS ANDA COUPLE YOUNGADULTS,BUT AS L-E-X 18'SMIKE VALENTEEXPLAINS, IT'SBECOME SUCH ANUISANCE, THATPOLICE FELT THEYNEEDED TO SHAREWHAT THEY'VELEARNED.THESE ARE CALLEDSPLATRBALLBLASTERS ...A FEWOF WHICH ARE NOWIN THE POSSESSIONOF THE DANVILLEPOLICEDEPARTMENT...OFFICERS WEREABLE TO SEIZE THEMAFTER RECEIVINGREPORTS OFPEOPLE USING THEMTO SHOOT ATUNSUSPECTINGCARS AND ANDWALKERS...03:14:33 - 03:14:47"THAT'S STUPID.

IGET PEOPLE LIKEHAVING FUN WITHBB GUNS ANDEVERYTHING, BUTDON'T DO IT IN APOPULATED AREA,ESPECIALLY DOWNLIKE MAIN STREETRIGHT HERE,BECAUSE IT'S NOTFAIR TO ANYONE"NOT FAIR TO PEOPLELIKE IGNACIO LOPEZ,WHO WAS WALKINGTO A PARK LASTWEEK...LISTENING TOMUSIC...WHEN ..03:13:30 - 03:13:42"OUT OF NOWHERE,SOMEONE WASLIKE SHOOTINGSOMETHING, IDIDN'T KNOW WHATIT WAS.

ITDEFINITELY WAS NOGUN, LIKE ANACTUAL GUN.

NEXTTHING I KNEW IS IFELT MULTIPLESTINGS IN MY ARM"THE SPLATRBALLBLASTERADVERTISED ONAMAZON CAN FIREEIGHT ROUNDS PERSECOND AT A FULLYAUTO FIRERATE...AND EACHMAGAZINE HOLD 400ROUNDS OF THEWATER BEADS...THE STINGS LOPEZFELT QUICKLY WENTAWAY...ANDFORTUNATELY, NOONE HAS BEEN HURT...BUT POLICEWORRY IF FIREDWITHIN CLOSERANGER, THESESPLATRBALLBLASTERS COULD DOMORE DAMAGE...RIGHT NOW, IT'SMORE OF ANANNOYANCE...03:13:51 - 03:13:54"I ALMOST WASABOUT TO CHASETHEM JUST TOFIGURE OUT WHO ITWAS"STAND UPDEFINITELY DON'T DOTHAT...INSTEAD,POLICE SAY GIVETHEM A CALL IFYOU'VE BEEN HIT ORHAVE SEEN WHOMAY BERESPONSIBLE.

THENUMBER'S 859-238-1224.

IN BOYLECOUNTY, MIKEVALENTE, L-E-X 18NEWS.NANCY:KENTUCKY STATEPOLICE ARE

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