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Man charged over alleged public place shooting - Cardiff

Wednesday, 28 April 2021 03:58:20 AM

A man will face court today following an alleged public place shooting in Cardiff earlier this year.

About 11.15pm on Sunday 14 February 2021, officers from the Lake Macquarie Police District were called to a home on Newcastle Street, Cardiff, following reports of an affray between a group of men.

Upon arrival, police spoke with a 26-year-old man, however were unable to locate any further persons nearby.

A 21-year-old man has been charged in relation to the alleged affray, he remains before the courts.

Following extensive inquiries, police received information that a firearm was allegedly produced during the affray and discharged twice.

On Tuesday 16 March 2021, officers attended a property on Newcastle Street and spoke with a 37-year-old man.

He was arrested and taken to Belmont Police Station where he was charged with fire firearm in/near public place and fire firearm manner likely injure persons/property.

He was granted conditional bail to appear at Belmont Local Court today (Wednesday 28 April 2021).

Investigations into the alleged affray are ongoing, anyone with information is urged to come forward.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.