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Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Spreading The Word On The Dangers Of A Potato Gun

            (Picture Of A Home-Made Potato Gun)
                              (File Photo)

As the amount of damages continue to pile up around the metro area because of potato guns in the last month and a half, City Police are pointing out just how dangerous of a weapon it can be for both the victim and the user.
The gun can propel a potato, tennis ball of other objects at a speed that can do some serious damage or injury.
There also a danger to the person using the weapon or that is around it when fired.
Just a few years ago, A 21 year old man was killed in Sioux Falls, Iowa in when a Potato Gun exploded while being prepared to fire.