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Rifle range vandalized

Discussion in 'General Firearm Discussion' started by rick49, Oct 8, 2015.

  1. rick49

    rick49 Lewis Well-Known Member

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    Was going to go shooting this morning when my buddy called and said don't bother coming. He was there and said the place was a mess. Toilets overturned, All the benches tossed, garbage everywhere and rifle racks destroyed plus much more damage to the building. If you plan on going to the Pei Ell range call ahead to see when it will be open again.:mad:
     
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  2. pokerace

    pokerace Newberg Well-Known Member

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    Kids or ANTIS??
     
  3. Slobray

    Slobray Yelm, WA Well-Known Member

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    My money's on anti's.........


    Ray
     
  4. B5Ben

    B5Ben Boise Well-Known Member

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    That's beyond bubblegumty. I'm not familiar with the range but it can be hard enough to find a good, safe place to shoot.
     
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  5. Diamondback

    Diamondback A cold, wet green Hell Well-Known Member

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    Did somebody call the cops? Is there going to be an investigation?
     
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  6. rick49

    rick49 Lewis Well-Known Member

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    The owner was on his way there at 10 so don't know yet.
     
  7. Diamondback

    Diamondback A cold, wet green Hell Well-Known Member

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    Two words: "Preserve Evidence."

    Yes, by all means volunteering to clean up is noble and good, but right now the site is a CRIME SCENE and any evidence that may lead back to the scumbag NSDAP perps needs to be kept as-is and protected to the extent possible until whatever can be learned from it has been.
     
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  8. rick49

    rick49 Lewis Well-Known Member

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    He closed the range until further notice.
     
  9. bolus

    bolus Portland Gold Supporter Gold Supporter 2015 Volunteer 2016 Volunteer

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    if they set up a donation I'll chip in if they need help doing repairs.
     
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  10. Diamondback

    Diamondback A cold, wet green Hell Well-Known Member

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    Assuming some Leftofascist doesn't get the GoFundMe or whatever shut down first like they did to that pizza place they destroyed in Indiana... :(
     
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  11. rick49

    rick49 Lewis Well-Known Member

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    it is pretty isolated so whom ever was responsible had to have wheels
     
  12. rick49

    rick49 Lewis Well-Known Member

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    This is a very small community and the range brings people through town and they spend $ there so I don't know about that.
     
  13. JayDub

    JayDub I got your 6 Member

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    Damn... that's my home range! Just sent Steve an email to see if he can use some help!

    Those west county folks are a no non-sense bunch, I wouldn't want to get caught in the act by any of the locals... lots of real estate to get lost in!!!
     
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  14. rick49

    rick49 Lewis Well-Known Member

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    Tried calling but you know what cell service is like out there.
     
  15. No_Regerts

    No_Regerts United States Well-Known Member

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    Coincidence that its only 10 days til hunting season with people still needing to sight in?
     
  16. Sstrand

    Sstrand La Grande OR Well-Known Member

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    I'll give odds that the law won't help and may even hinder the correction of the situation!!!!

    Sheldon
     
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  17. rick49

    rick49 Lewis Well-Known Member

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    Let's just wait and see... Way to early to make any kind of accusations of any kind. My own freshly minted 2 cents worth.
     
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  18. Sstrand

    Sstrand La Grande OR Well-Known Member

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    Let me ask a question: Which party does the DA belong to . . . ??

    Sheldon
     
  19. clearconscience

    clearconscience Vancouver, WA Well-Known Member

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    My guess is someone they P.O'd or some anti's that are suckling up all BO and cluntin's antigun garbage.

    Sorry about your range. It's will get fixed up, nice thing about gun guys (and girls!) and sportsman they will always pitch in and help out.
     
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  20. JayDub

    JayDub I got your 6 Member

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    I know I'm not the OP but I just heard from one of the Club officers that the range is GTG!

    Not sure if this was a miscommunication between a couple of guys or what but it appears that the vandalism report was NOT factual!!!

    I've been assured that the range is open for business as usual! (Although a few folks are left scratching their heads!)

    All's well that ends well!!!
     
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