Weapons charges, Millmerran area

Police have charged a man with dangerous conduct with a weapon after another man was injured in Millmerran Woods overnight.

It will be alleged around 9pm two men attended at an address in Ironbark Drive and threw a rock through the front window.

The male resident of the house has allegedly fired a rifle at the two men who ran away. One of the men received a graze to his right hip from a bullet.

A 51-year-old Millmerran Woods man has been charged with one count each of dangerous conduct with a weapon, assault occasioning bodily harm whilst armed, acts intended to disable, possession of shortened firearm, unlawful possession of category B weapon (rifle), possession of explosive (ammunition) and possession of dangerous drug (Cannabis).

He is expected to appear at the Millmerran Magistrates Court on September 20.

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