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Osceola public shooting range closes for repairs

News Release

Thursday, July 05, 2018

Media contact: Karen Parker, 386-754-1294

The Lewis D. Whitaker Osceola Shooting Range in Lake City will be closed beginning July 16 through Aug. 13.

The berms will be repaired due to erosion from last year’s Hurricane Irma.

For more information, call the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s (FWC) regional office in Lake City at 386-758-0525.

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