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Jonesboro and AGFC to partner for $5M Jonesboro shooting range

Apr 6, 2016

Jonesboro Police Chief Rick Elliot (left) announces the new shooting range while Jonesboro Mayor Harold Perrin (right) looks on.
Credit Johnathan Reaves, KASU News

The 300 acre site of the shooting range would be located off of Moore Road, near I-555.
Credit Johnathan Reaves, KASU News

Jonesboro Police Chief Rick Elliot announces a partnership with the Game and Fish Commission to build a new shooting range for police and the public.

Environmental and other studies are needed. If it moves forward, the $5 million facility would be located on a 300 acre site off of Moore Road.  Elliot tells what the new facility would have:

Elliot tells what the economic impact to the region would be by having this facility:

The AGFC would pick up 75% off the cost and operation of the facility.  Elliot says that kind of partnership will be a huge cost savings for Jonesboro residents. 

Rick Elliot.  The Jonesboro Police Department hopes to have the facility completed by the end of 2017.