Casino drive-by shooting was attempted murder: police

Officers investigating the shooting of a man at Casino on Saturday night (September 1) have charged a Casino man with attempted murder and grievous bodily harm.

Police have been told the 31-year-old victim was walking on Canterbury Street, near Walker Street, about 11pm yesterday when he was shot by a man in a white sedan.

The car was last seen travelling west on Canterbury Street.

When emergency services arrived, they found the injured man suffering a gunshot wound to his left shoulder.

He was taken to Lismore Base Hospital, where he remains in a serious but stable condition.

Officers from Richmond Police District commenced inquiries into the incident and about 12pm today (Sunday 2 September 2018), a 35-year-old man was arrested on Arthur Street at Casino.

He was taken to Casino Police Station where he was charged with shoot at with intent to murder and discharge firearm – intend to cause grievous bodily harm.

The man was refused bail to appear at Lismore Local Court tomorrow (Monday September 3).

One response to “Casino drive-by shooting was attempted murder: police”

  1. Rossco Phillips says:

    Ah, a quiet life in a small country town … gotta love Australia !

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