27 January 2016

Man charged over alleged Karabar shooting

| Charlotte
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Fergus Road

Queanbeyan police have charged a 46-year-old man in relation to an incident where a shot was allegedly fired at a home in Karabar this week.

About 12.55am yesterday, police were called to a home on Fergus Road, Karabar, after a shot was allegedly fired, hitting the front of the home.

The occupants, a 31-year-old man, an 18-year-old man and a 17-year-old girl, were uninjured.

Police from Monaro Local Area Command attended and established a crime scene.

Following further investigations, about 7.45pm yesterday, officers arrested the 46-year-old man in Anne Street, Queanbeyan.

Police also executed a search warrant at a home on Anne Street where illicit drugs and other items connected to the offence were allegedly located.

The man was charged with ten offences: four counts of stalking/intimidation, three of common assault, two of cultivate prohibited plant and one of possess prohibited drug.

He was refused bail and will appear before Queanbeyan Local Court today.

Investigations into the matter continue.

Please note Google map indicates location of Fergus Road, Karabar only, not of the house at which shot was allegedly fired.

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