A man has been placed on a two-year good behaviour bond after pleading guilty to firearm offences by shooting a gun in a park at Murwillumbah on the weekend.
Peter John Miller pleaded guilty in Tweed Heads Local Court yesterday.
About 9.30pm on Sunday, police were called to a park near William and Everleigh Streets following reports of a shooting.
They said Miller entered the park and fired a shot towards a nearby residential area before running off.
Police were quickly on the scene and chased him down on foot.
The 27-year-old was arrested in Harwood Street and taken to Murwillumbah Police Station where he was charged with discharge firearm in a public place and possess unlicensed firearm.
No damage has been reported as a result of the shooting.