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For Immediate Release:
December 22, 2016
Media Contact:
Marta Martinez-Aleman


County Commissioner Edmonson teaming up with Miami Mayor Regalado to warn against celebratory gunfire on New Year’s

MIAMI – Miami-Dade County Commissioner Audrey Edmonson will once again join Miami Mayor Tomás Regalado in calling on residents to refrain from celebrating the New Year with gunfire. The joint press conference, “One Bullet Kills the Party,” will be held on Thursday, Dec. 29, 2016, at 10 a.m., at the Liberty Square Community Center, 1415 NW 63rd St., in Miami.

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 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.

County Commissioner Audrey M. Edmonson
Miami Mayor Tomas Regalado
"One Bullet Kills the Party" press conference
December 29, 2016, 10:00 a.m.
Liberty Square Community Center, 1415 NW 63rd St.