Man, 45, to face court over shots fired at Drake property

WEDNESDAY 7.40AM: A MAN has been charged after a firearm was allegedly discharged at a home at Drake.

About 9am yesterday, police allege four shots were fired at a home on a rural property on Bruxner Road at Drake, about 77km west of Casino.

Four people were inside the home at the time and were uninjured.

About 10am, officers from Richmond Local Area Command and the Northern Region Dog Unit attended and established a crime scene, which was forensically examined.

Following inquiries, officers attended a nearby home about 30 minutes later and arrested a 45-year-old man.

Officers executed a search warrant at the home and allegedly located ammunition, two firearms and a rifle scope.

Cannabis leaf and seeds were also located at the home.

The man was taken to Casino Police Station and charged with recklessly firing at dwelling house, fire firearm likely to injure and not keep firearm safe.

He was refused bail to appear before Lismore Local Court today.

Inquiries into the matter are continuing.

 

3.45PM: A MAN has been arrested and is currently at the Casino police station assisting with enquiries, as a result of this morning's reports of shots fired at a property in Tabulam.

Police are still on site executing a search warrant and forensically examining the scene.

Police were alerted to the incident at 9.10am this morning.

 

1PM: POLICE are still on scene at a Tabulam property on Bruxner Road following reports of shots fired this morning.

At this stage, it's understood the shots were fired as part of a neighbourhood dispute.

The incident was reported 9.10am.

More details are expected to be released this afternoon.

 

TUESDAY 11.15AM: CASINO police are on the scene of a Tabulam property following reports of shots fired at a house.

Police say no one has been injured.

Officers are currently in discussions with a person at the property who is assisting with enquiries.

Police attending the job include forensic, detectives and a duty officer.

It's understood more details will be released in the next few hours.

Shots have been fired in the village of Tabulam located 58km west of Casino on the Bruxner Highway.
Shots have been fired in the village of Tabulam located 58km west of Casino on the Bruxner Highway. Samantha Elley


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