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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.

 


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