Gunman charged over Canberra airport shooting

August 15, 2022 11:40 am

[Source: BBC]

A 63-year-old man has been charged with firearm offences after firing shots inside Australia’s Canberra airport yesterday afternoon.

Police said the man, from New South Wales, sat on seats in a check-in area before shooting a number times into the building’s windows.

No-one was injured in the incident, which sent passengers running in fear.

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Gun violence is rare in Australia, which has some of the toughest firearms laws in the world.