Commissioner Edmonson and State Attorney Fernandez-Rundle Warn Public About July 4th Celebratory Gunfire
(Miami-Dade County, FL) -- In preparation for the July 4th weekend, Miami-Dade Commissioner Audrey M. Edmonson and State Attorney Katherine Fernández-Rundle cordially invite you to join them at the “One Bullet Kills the Party” press conference and rally on Wednesday, July 3, 2013 starting at 10:30 a.m., at Olinda Park, 2101 N.W. 51 St., in Miami. This is Commissioner Edmonson’s annual plea to the public to refrain from engaging in celebratory gun fire during the July 4th celebrations. Also attending the event will be members of local law enforcement 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.
State Attorney Katherine Fernández-Rundle
Local law enforcement
Local clergy members
2101 N.W. 51 Street