FBI temporarily shuts down shooting range

April 2, 2008 9:33:45 AM PDT
The FBI has temporarily shut down its outdoor shooting range in suburban North Chicago after spent bullet shells and fragments were found in a nearby park. An environmental group says a member found the bullets this week while walking in Foss Park.

The group has filed a lawsuit seeking to permanently shut down the range. They claim lead bullets are landing in Lake Michigan.

A North Chicago park district spokeswoman says the district has never received reports of spent shells at the park.


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