Pennsylvania Game Commission closes shooting ranges on state game lands

Staff Report

The Pennsylvania Game Commission has closed all shooting ranges on state game lands until further notice. 

The closure includes rifle, shotgun, pistol and archery ranges. 

The agency has also closed its buildings to the public and postponed in-person educational classes until further notice.

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Jordan Lashley, 11 of Manchester, sights in his .243 Remington at the State Game Lands 242 shooting range on Old York Road near Dillsburg, Thursday, Nov. 26, 2015. Jordan and his father Dale will be hunting in Erie on opening day of Pennsylvania's annual firearms deer season, Monday. Nearly 1 million hunters take part in the PA traditional deer season. (John A. Pavoncello - The York Dispatch)