A man who shotgunned a member of a rival gang that turned up at his Hornby home has been jailed for two years eight months.
Name suppression continues for a 25-year-old man who today denied murdering Luke Sears, a King Cobras gang member who was allegedly shotgunned to death in an incident at Charing Cross, rural Canterbury, in October.
A Rolleston man has been charged with illegally selling a shotgun allegedly later used in the murder of Luke Sears in a shooting at Charing Cross on October 13.
A man was shotgunned in the leg at a Hornby property after a confrontation about recent burglaries.
A jury has rejected a Loburn man’s claim that the shotgun blast that felled his ex-partner was an accident.
Soon after shooting his ex-partner in the leg with a shotgun, a Loburn man told both his neighbour and a police constable: “I didn’t know the gun was loaded.”
A woman says she pleaded for her life after her ex-partner shot her in the leg at close range with a pump action shotgun in front of her two children.
A man who led police on a car chase a year ago has now pleaded guilty to a long list of drug, weapons, and driving charges in the Christchurch District Court.
Murray James Allan says his efforts to leave the Tribesmen gang put him in hospital for two weeks.
Two men – one of them a sex worker – have been remanded on serious assault and armed robbery charges at the Christchurch District Court.