A man has admitted supplying shotguns to a couple who had earlier been threatened in a drug stand-over incident, and he has been fined $1100 at the Christchurch District Court.
A sequence of shots from a shotgun and .22 rifle that struck Bradley Alan Lomax – from the account by murder accused Cody Derek Martin – has been accepted as “possible” by pathologist Dr Martin Sage.
A pathologist has accepted that murder victim Bradley Alan Lomax may also have been shot in the face with a .22 calibre weapon – a wound near his lip that was missed at the autopsy.
The Crown says Bradley Alan Lomax was “executed” by two men with shotgun blasts to the head because they were upset about his behaviour towards a woman.
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.”