Man charged after Tonga college ground shooting

Puke ha tangata 'o faka'ilo ki ha fana he Kolisi Tonga, 'Atele 'i he Pulelulu 16. Kuo pehē 'e he kau polisi' ko e tangata 'eni mei Matangiake pea na'a' ne fakamanamana'i ha fānau ako 'Atele. Na'e hua hono 'api 'o ma'u ai ha me'afana kalasi ko e air gun.

Police have charged a 43-year-old man from Matangiake on Friday 18 after threatening students, and firing a gun in the air at Tonga college ground.

No one was injured after the incident on Wednesday 16.

An airgun was seized from the man’s residence after a search.

He has been charged with possession of illegal firearm and discharging a firearm within the boundaries of a town.

He was released on bail yesterday Monday 21 May to appear at the Magistrate Court on a later date.

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