Police: Exploding target at fault for loud blast

A weekend explosion west of Nineveh was caused by two men shooting at a target, police said.

Two residents in the area reported hearing an explosion in the 1100 block of West County Road 750S about 5 p.m. Sunday. Police found that two men at a property had shot an exploding target with a rifle, causing the noise, according to a police report from the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office.

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