Police arrest man for firearm offences, South Australia

Northern District detectives have arrested a man after gunshots were fired into an Andrew Farms house earlier this month.

Just before midnight, on Tuesday 14 January, a person has kicked in the front door of a house on Eton Drive, not entered the premises but then fired five shots in the front of the home.

Damage was caused to two windows and internal walls, with the bullets penetrating roller shutters and windows of the home.

Two occupants of the house were not injured in the ordeal.

Police attended searched the area but the suspect wasn’t located. Patrols also door-knocked the street, while crime scene examiners attended the scene.

Following investigations, on 20 January detectives arrested a 33-year-old man from Craigmore. He was charged with acts to endanger life, firearm offences and property damage. He was refused bail and will appear in the Adelaide Magistrates Court on 7 May.

Police are still investigating and believe a second suspect and a 2015 blue Hyundai Accent sedan may be linked to the incident.

Police are asking residents of Andrews Farm to check CCTV or dashcam footage on the evening of 14 January for a blue Hyundai sedan. Anyone with information on the incident is asked to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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