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Skip to comments.Flying Camera From Animal Rights Group Shot Down at Pigeon Shoot
Posted on 11/19/2012 4:08:59 PM PST by Renfield
Police are investigating an incident at a Berks County hunting club in which someone on the hunting grounds allegedly targeted a mechanical flying object rather than a living and breathing one.
SHowing Animals Respect and Kindness (SHARK) are in the midst of a campaign against the Wing Pointe commercial hunting grounds in Hamburg, Berks County and its live pigeon shoots in which the birds are shot down. SHARK began to use an Octocopter, a remote controlled flying machine with a high tech video camera, to secretly record the pigeon shoots as they happen.
"The pigeon shooters are basically going into hiding," said Steve Hindi, president of SHARK. "So they're using a ring that's up a hill and completely surrounded by trees. So the only way you can get to it is through the air."....
(Excerpt) Read more at nbcphiladelphia.com ...
Brought down with one rifle shot.
That’s great shooting.
Why are the police investigating? It was a shooting range and the thing made a great target.
If these folks don’t want their drone shot down they need to fly it somewhere else.
LMAO............oh, this is just too rich. LOVE it. Bump. :)
THen again, this is the era of "judge-shopping"..
so whats the problem with that?
sounds like it was trespassing.
I knew this story sounded familiar. The same outfit was in SC last winter. Better shooting this time; they caused more damage to the drone, but still didn’t destroy it.
LMAO yet again.....how else to characterize that, but.......perfect. :)
I don’t see why the police are involved, except for illegal recording and trespassing
I support shooting drones down. Pigeons too
Wanna bet that every pigeon lover involved has a pro-choice bumper sticker on the back of it’s Prius?
As far as I know secretly recording people is illegal in Pennsylvania, how can we look this up??