(West Plains) – Deputies with the Howell County Sheriff’s Office received a scare Friday afternoon after a trip to the shooting range.
An initial report from the Howell County Sheriff’s Office states that a number of deputies were at the city firing range around 3 PM Friday afternoon when a number of rounds went over their head.
Deputies not at the range responded to the call and arrived shortly after 3 PM. It was later discovered that property owners adjacent to the shooting range had been target shooting, and their rounds were falling too close to the shooting range.
Deputies advised the people on the property to fire their weapons in a safe direction.