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For Immediate Release:
December 27, 2013
Media Contact:
Marta Martinez-Aleman

305-636-2331

Commissioner Edmonson and City of Miami Mayor Tomás Regalado warn public about New Year’s Eve celebratory gunfire


Miami, FL – In preparation for New Year’s Eve celebrations, Miami-Dade Commissioner Audrey M. Edmonson and City of Miami Mayor Tomás Regalado cordially invite you to join them at the “One Bullet Kills the Party” press conference and rally on Monday, December 30, 2013 starting at 10:00 a.m., at Gibson Park, 401 NW 12 ST in Overtown. This is Commissioner Edmonson’s annual plea to the public to refrain from engaging in celebratory gun fire during the New Year’s Eve celebrations. Also attending the event will be City of Miami Chief of Police Manuel Orosa; Miami-Dade County Police Director J.D. Patterson; City of Miami Gardens Chief of Police Paul Miller; and clergy.
 
According to the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), bullets shot into the air can climb two miles and then fall at a rate of 300 to 700 feet per second. Commissioner Audrey M. Edmonson participates in this public message prior to every Independence Day and New Year’s Eve to warn residents of the dangers of celebratory gunfire.
 
For more information, please contact Commissioner Edmonson’s district office at 305-636-2331.
 
Who:                    Miami-Dade County Commissioner Audrey M. Edmonson
                              City of Miami Mayor Tomás Regalado
 
What:                  “One Bullet Kills the Party” Press Conference and Rally
 
When:                 Monday, December 30, 2013 at 10:00 AM
 
Where:               Gibson Park, 401 NW 12 ST, Overtown