Gene Schenberg says squirrels have caused thousands of dollars in damage to the downspouts of his home. He says he tried traps, tree trimming and poisons but then switched to a pellet gun. Schnberg says that was an effective way of keeping the animals away, but a neighbor is complaining.
So now the Chesterfield city council is considering legislation that would ban the discharge of weapons within 150 yards of a residence to protect crops or any property in Chesterfield.
The Chesterfield City Council is set to vote on the gun bill on January 18th.