Man charged after shots fired at two people and baby in NSW

A man has been charged after allegedly firing shots at two people and a baby in NSW yesterday.

It’s understood the 38-year-old man fired a shotgun at the trio, including an eight-month-old girl, following a neighbour dispute on Bundemar Street in Warren.

The baby was not injured; however, the man and woman suffered minor injuries and were taken to Warren Hospital, where they have since been released.


Police later spotted the wanted man speeding in a maroon Ford Falcon sedan and initiated a police pursuit which ended at Warren Hospital.

The 38-year-old was arrested and taken to Warren Police Station where he was charged with the following:

  • Possess ammunition without holding licence
  • Use unregistered firearm (not prohibited firearm)
  • Fire firearm at house with disregard for safety
  • Discharge firearm with intent to cause grievous bodily harm
  • Wound person with intent to cause grievous bodily harm
  • Possess loaded firearm in a public place
  • Drive motor vehicle while licence suspended
  • Special category driver drive with special range PCA
  • Police pursuit – not stop – drive dangerously

Police said the car and firearm were seized for forensic examination.

The man appeared before Dubbo Local Court today where he was refused bail to appear before the same court on Wednesday 23 May.