A man has been charged after he allegedly fired a firearm during a domestic altercation in the state’s north east yesterday.
About 6.35pm yesterday (2 April 2020), officers attached to Oxley Police District attended a home on Susan Street, Kootingal, following reports of a domestic-related incident.
It was reported to police that a firearm had been shot inside the home, on arrival officers phoned the man and asked him to come outside where he was arrested without incident.
Officers from Oxley Police District established a crime scene and seized the man’s firearm and ammunition.
His firearms licence was suspended.
The 39-year-old man was taken to Tamworth Police Station and charged with fire firearm manner likely injure person, destroy or damage property, stalk/intimidate intend fear physical harm, not keep firearm safely and holder of Category A or B licence not have approved storage.
He was given conditional bail to appear at Tamworth Local Court on Monday (15 June 2020).