Glendale officers warn residents about random gunfire

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GLENDALE -- Police officers are going door to door to stop random gunfire New Year's Eve.

Glendale officers are handing out thousands of flyers that say "Fire a shot? You're gonna get caught."

If someone is caught shooting into the air, he or she can be prosecuted by Shannon's Law.

The law takes its name from 14-year-old Shannon Smith, who died from random gunfire in 1999. Police officers are doing everything they can to keep it from happening to anyone else.

Since Shannon's Law was passed, there have been 47 percent less random gunfire incidents in the Valley.