Court Orders Maidstone Gun Club Closed After Neighbors Sue; Members Blame Illegal Shooting on Activity Outside Club - 27 East

Court Orders Maidstone Gun Club Closed After Neighbors Sue; Members Blame Illegal Shooting on Activity Outside Club

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A State Supreme Court justice has ordered the Maidstone Gun Club closed. KYRIL BROMLEY

A State Supreme Court justice has ordered the Maidstone Gun Club closed. KYRIL BROMLEY

A State Supreme Court justice has ordered the Maidstone Gun Club closed. KYRIL BROMLEY

A State Supreme Court justice has ordered the Maidstone Gun Club closed. KYRIL BROMLEY

The shooting range at the Maidstone Gun Club from the target's view. At the end of the concrete shooting tunnels there is a wood shield intended to prevent errant or ricocheted bullets from exiting the range.

The shooting range at the Maidstone Gun Club from the target's view. At the end of the concrete shooting tunnels there is a wood shield intended to prevent errant or ricocheted bullets from exiting the range.

The concrete shooting tunnels intended to keep the trajectory of any shots fired on the rifle range in the target area.

The concrete shooting tunnels intended to keep the trajectory of any shots fired on the rifle range in the target area.

The shooting end of the Maidstone Gun Club rifle range. Members say that if the range is used properly there should be no way for bullets to escape the target area, as homeowners whose houses have been hit by bullets say they do. Gun club members say the bullets more likely came from illegal shooting from the power line right-of-way nearby.

The shooting end of the Maidstone Gun Club rifle range. Members say that if the range is used properly there should be no way for bullets to escape the target area, as homeowners whose houses have been hit by bullets say they do. Gun club members say the bullets more likely came from illegal shooting from the power line right-of-way nearby.

authorMichael Wright on Dec 2, 2022
A State Supreme Court justice last week ordered the Maidstone Gun Club in Wainscott closed immediately, after a group of Merchants Path neighbors who say their homes have been hit... more

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