Tag: rifle

Rifle accidentally fired

May 12, 2017 | By More
Rifle accidentally fired

A Kaiapoi man who accidentally fired a rifle in the carpark of Gun City was left shaken – and so was the owner of the car he shot.

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Twists and turns in firearms trial

January 18, 2017 | By More
Twists and turns in firearms trial

A Yaldhurst man grabbed in a pre-dawn police raid has asked a judge to accept that a rifle found in a woodpile at his address may have been hidden there by a man who later shot him.

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Hunters may meet after accidental shooting

November 1, 2016 | By More
Hunters may meet after accidental shooting

A Prebbleton man may get a chance at a restorative justice meeting to apologise to the fellow hunter he accidentally shot in the leg during a hunting trip near Lake Coleridge.

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Man was ‘naive’ about cut down rifle

July 13, 2016 | By More
Man was ‘naive’ about cut down rifle

A man caught with a cut-down .22 rifle had been “naïve” about having the weapon, the Christchurch District Court was told at his sentencing.

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Arrest warrant issued over firearms charges

April 12, 2016 | By More
Arrest warrant issued over firearms charges

An arrest warrant has been issued for a man charged with possession of firearms following a search of a property in Yaldhurst where police had to shoot a dog attacking them.

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