Three charged over Oakford firearm incident

Three people have been charged over a firearm incident in Oakford overnight.

A 33-year-old man was allegedly sending threatening text messages to a 30-year-old woman throughout the night.

Around 11.30pm he attended a house on Thomas Road where she was staying and demanded to see her while brandishing a firearm.

He then allegedly fired a round.

A 25-year-old man then came out of the house and also allegedly fired a round.

Police were called and the 33-year-old man was taken into custody.

No one was injured during the incident.

The man from Kelmscott has been charged with discharging a firearm to cause fear, possessing a firearm with circumstances of aggravation, possessing unlicensed ammunition and threatening to kill.

He will appear before the Armadale Magistrates Court today.

A 25-year-old man of Oakford has been charged with discharging a firearm to cause fear, possessing a firearm with circumstances of aggravation and possessing unlicensed ammunition. 

He will appear in the Armadale Magistrates Court on June 28.

A 51-year-old woman has been charged with failing to ensure safe-keeping of a firearm and ammunition.

She will appear in court at a later date.
 

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