Paint­ball drive-by

Taranaki Daily News - - National News -

A man has been ar­rested af­ter shoot­ing paint­balls at two teenagers dur­ing a drive-by in Dunedin. Po­lice were called af­ter re­ports of a man fir­ing paint­balls from a mov­ing car on Fri­day af­ter­noon. Two 14-year-old boys were hit with the paint­balls. One was left with welts on his back, Se­nior Sergeant Craig Din­nis­sen said. A 19-year-old man was charged with us­ing a firearm to cause in­jury, Din­nis­sen said. ‘‘What was go­ing through his brain at the time, if any­thing ac­tu­ally was,’’ Din­nis­sen said. Po­lice were also in­ves­ti­gat­ing whether the man also shot at sev­eral pub­lic buses.

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