15 People Shooting With 30 Guns in Hudson Valley Leads to Arrest
One person was arrested after police found 15 people shooting in the Hudson Valley with about 30 guns.
On Wednesday, The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation reported the arrest of a Pennslaviana man in Sullivan County.
On Sept. 1 at 5:30 p.m., while on patrol, Forest Ranger Richard Franke heard shots coming from an area where people can legally target shoot in the Hickok Multiple Use Area.
Forest Ranger Franke, along with a Sullivan County Sheriff's deputy, and the Town of Highland Constable, conducted a compliance check on the shooters.
There were 15 people shooting in the area with approximately 30 guns.
During the interviews, one of the shooters, a 42-year-old man from Hawley, Penn., allegedly had a pistol without a New York permit.
The man was arrested and transported to Sullivan County Sheriff's Department for processing.
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