Police charge man after shots fired – Liston, near Tenterfield

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).

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