Australia: 63-year-old man charged with shooting at Canberra Airport

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A 63-year-old man has been charged with firearm offences and will appear in the ACT Magistrates Court on Monday following a shooting at Canberra Airport on Sunday afternoon.

ACT Policing were called to the airport on Sunday afternoon following reports of gunshots in the main terminal building. They said one person was taken into custody and a firearm was recovered. No injuries were reported.

ACT Policing's detective acting superintendent Dave Craft said on Sunday the man entered the airport departures area at 1.30pm and sat in an area adjacent to the glass windows for about five minutes before "removing a firearm from his possession" and opening fire.

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He said approximately five rounds were shot by the man, who they believe was acting alone.

Police will allege that the man arrived at Canberra Airport at approximately 1.20pm before sitting on seats near the southern check-in desks on the first floor.


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At about 1.25pm he drew a firearm and fired a number of shots into windows of the building.

The airport was evacuated and aircraft with passengers remained on the airfield.

The airport returned to normal operations at about 5pm, with flights resuming shortly afterwards.

The man was charged with discharging a firearm at a building, unlawful possession of a firearm and discharging a firearm near a person causing alarm.

ACT Policing urges anyone with any information to call Crimestoppers on 1800 333 000 and quote reference 7187298.

More to come.

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