Two Men Face Court After Shooting at Cars and Property in Coffs Harbour

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Two Men Face Court After Shooting at Cars and Property in Coffs Harbour

Two men have been charged with firearms offences after a car and property were damaged at Coffs Harbour.

Police were called to a home on Dyer Road at Coffs Harbour about 8am on Saturday morning following reports a car had been shot at.

Officers from Coffs Clarence Local Area Command attended and found a Volkswagon Golf that had sustained shotgun damage to a rear window.

According to Police, it’s believed the car was damaged about 5am when witnesses reported hearing a loud noise.

An investigation commenced and police identified two properties on Nugget Close and Lockyer Close at Coffs Harbour that had damaged letterboxes. It’s alleged both letterboxes had also been shot at.

Crime scenes were established and examined at the three locations.

Following inquiries, two men were arrested at Coffs Harbour Police Station about 2pm.

The men, aged 23 and 24, were both charged with three counts each of discharge of firearm in a public place and malicious damage.

Police seized three registered firearms from the 24 year old man.

Both have been given strict conditional bail to appear at Coffs Harbour Local Court on 22 January 2018.

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