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DCSO Reminds Not To Shoot For Fun On The Fourth


July 4th is one of the busiest nights of the year for illegal celebratory gunfire. DeSoto County Sheriff’s Office reminds you AVOID shooting a firearm in celebration of the holiday, as this can lead to deadly consequences. #july4thsafetytips #celebratesafely

According to the National Safety Council, fireworks should be used away from people, houses and flammable material, and never lit in a container or indoors. When using fireworks, the council advises lighting one device at a time and keeping a safe distance afterwards.