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Someone Seriously Shot A Drone Out Of The Air In Their Own Backyard

A drone. A shotgun. An arrest.

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William Meredith, a 47-year-old Kentucky man, was arrested on Sunday for Criminal Mischief and Wanton Endagerment after shooting a drone out of the sky on his property. According to reporting from Ars Technica, he then threatened to shoot the drone's owner when confronted.

The drone wars have begun.

Brendan Klinkenberg is a tech reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in San Francisco.

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