A man has been charged after shots were allegedly fired in the state’s New England district.
About 11am yesterday (Monday 12 April 2021), police attended Stanthorpe Street at Liston – near Tenterfield – following reports that shots had been fired.
Police will allege two residents in the street were arguing when one of the men produced a firearm and fired two shots.
No one was injured.
The man left the scene and officers from the New England Police District were contacted.
A crime scene was established and will be forensically examined.
About midday officers arrested a 41-year-old man in Liston.
He was taken to Tenterfield Police Station and charged with the following:
- Fire firearm manner likely to injure persons/property
- Firearm possession (x3)
- Use, supply, acquire or possess defaced firearm.
He was refused bail and will appear in Armidale Local Court today (Tuesday 13 April 2021).