Northern Territory Police have charged a 29-year-old man following a firearms incident in Ludmilla on Friday 4 October, 2019.
Police received reports of shots fired at the location around 5:15am. The male allegedly pointed a shotgun at residents known to him before pointing it in the air and discharging a shot. The male then left the location in a car.
The vehicle was subsequently located in Malak. Police successfully deployed a Tyre Deflation Device and apprehended the two occupants of the car, one of which was the 29-year-old man.
The man has been charged with:
- Aggravated assault
- Assault a person
- Discharge firearm to frighten
- Possess firearm unlicenced
- Damage to property
- Drive medium range blood alcohol content
- Drive under the influence of drugs.
He will appear in Darwin Local Court at a later date.