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Here's some precedence on shooting down drones.

Discussion in 'General Firearm Discussion' started by P7id10T, Nov 9, 2015.

  1. P7id10T

    P7id10T Cedar Hills Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    "Bullitt County Judge Rebecca Ward on Monday dismissed the case against William H. Merideth, who admitted to shooting down a drone he said was hovering over his home last July."

    Story in the WSJ.
     
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  2. Flopsweat

    Flopsweat Slightly right of center Well-Known Member

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    There are going to be a lot of these cases in the near future that go different ways for different reasons. Glad to see that the homeowner won this one. I like quadcopters and will probably get one eventually, but I'm not going to fly it over people's houses. I'm also pretty sure that if I discharged a shotgun in my neighborhood I'd better be defending someone's life.
     
  3. Caveman Jim

    Caveman Jim West of Oly Springer Slayer 2016 Volunteer

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    I'm rural & will not hesitate to take one out if over my property!!!!
     
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  4. Sgt Nambu

    Sgt Nambu Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    So the drone was 200' up and was passing over. Not hovering! I applaud the "Drone Slayers" ability with a "short barreled shotgun, loaded with bird shot!" Nice shooting, Sir, nice shooting indeed!
     
  5. edslhead

    edslhead Vanc Gold Supporter Gold Supporter Silver Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    I'm off to get more 12 gauge right now.:D
     
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