Lakewood Ranch gun range expected to open this month

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Posted: Wednesday, April 10, 2013 1:00 pm | Updated: 6:50 pm, Mon Apr 29, 2013.

LAKEWOOD RANCH - A proposed gun range in Lakewood Ranch may be open for business in a few weeks.

The Ancient Oak Gun Club, backed by Schroeder Manatee Ranch, is expected to open just south of State Road 64 on April 28th.

The site is less than a mile from the Center Montessori School outdoor lab and Bayside Community Church.

Both the church and school have argued the county should reject the plans to build the gun range due to the noise.

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1 comment:

  • SunnyFL posted at 2:37 pm on Wed, Apr 10, 2013.

    SunnyFL Posts: 1

    My family lives in this community and very close to this proposed gun site. We are not in favor of this opening and would like to petition against this site opening in a family, school and church neighborhood. There is enough gun violence in this country against innocent people and children and this does not send a favorable message to our kids regarding the acceptance of guns.



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