Police charge man over public place shooting – State’s northern region

A man will face court following an alleged public place shooting in states northern region yesterday.

About 4pm (Sunday 25 April 2021), officers from Richmond Police District were called to Carwong Road, Rappville, following reports of gun shots being fired.

Upon arrival, police located a black Subaru Forester alleged to be involved in the incident. Officers spoke with a 32-year-old male driver nearby.

Police searched the car and located a twelve-gauge shot gun and empty cartridges.

The man was arrested and taken to Casino Police Station where he was charged with fire firearm in/near public place and not keep firearm safe.

There were no reports of any injuries.

He was granted conditional bail to appear at Casino Local Court on Thursday 20 May 2021.

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