Atlanta, GA asked in Legal Malpractice, Criminal Law, DUI / DWI and Civil Rights for Georgia

Q: Is it legal to drink alcohol and shoot targets on my own private property in ga.

Not that I’m going to or want to I just started thinking wow I’ve had a long week at work I think imma have a few beer when I get off but then I thought oh yeah I need to adjust my scope and that’s how I come up with the question . But I was just wondering say I had a few beers and been shooting targets a police officer pulls on my land and notices I’ve been drinking what actions would be taken or should be taken from both party’s?

1 Lawyer Answer
Lance Mixon
Lance Mixon
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Flowood, MS

A: Your private property may be in a city that makes discharging a firearm in the city limits illegal. Plus, in some or residential neighborhoods, covenants prevent such activities due to disruption of the neighbors due to loud noises.

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