Stray Bullet From Camp Fogarty Hits Pardon’s Wood House

by | Sep 18, 2014

A stray bullet that came through a rear-facing window screen on the second floor of a house on Pardon’s Wood Lane came from Camp Fogarty, police said Thursday.

The resident notified police Sept. 10 after finding the bullet. Camp Fogarty is a training center for the Rhode Island Army National Guard. The entrance to the camp is on South County Trail, but the property extends to within a few hundred feet of the end of Pardon’s Wood Lane.

The house in question, 1 Pardon’s Wood Lane, is at the top of the lane, on the corner of Tillinghast Road.

Through investigation, police discovered the lead bullet, a 7.62 mm/.30″ caliber, had been fired from a rifle barrel on Camp Fogarty property.

The Rhode Island National Guard has been cooperating in this investigation. The firing range at Camp Fogarty for off-duty Department of Defense personnel and first responders has been shut down, according to EG Deputy Police Chief Stanley Cirella.

Police are still investigating.

Value the news you get here on East Greenwich News? As a 501-c3, we depend on reader support. Become a sustaining (monthly) donor or make a one-time donation! Click on the Donate button below or send a check to EG News, 18 Prospect St., East Greenwich, RI 02818. Thanks.

0 Comments

Submit a Comment

Your email address will not be published.

RELATED STORIES

Newsletter Sign Up

* indicates required

Archives

Latest Streaming