Assault and weapons charges, Leslie Dam

Detectives have charged a man with assault and weapons charges following an incident at a Leslie Dam address yesterday.

Police will allege a 24-year-old Warwick man went to the Saddledam Road address to speak with a 35-year-old man when a conversation developed into a physical altercation.

The Warwick man is alleged to have returned to his car and grabbed a firearm, shooting the other man in the leg.

A physical altercation between the two men continued before the younger man fled the scene.

He was apprehended a short time later by police and charged with one count each of acts intended to cause grievous bodily harm, dangerous conduct with a weapon and possess shortened firearm.

He is scheduled to appear in the Toowoomba Magistrates Court later today.

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