Teen accused of BB Gun shooting

Last updated 10:47 14/01/2013

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A Masterton teenager has appeared in court after he allegedly shot a man in the forehead with an BB gun.

Jesse James Lange, 18, was arrested after the alleged incident on January 3.

He was charged with discharging an airsoft pistol in a manner likely to injure the victim when he appeared in Masterton District Court this morning. 

Police prosecutor Sergeant Garry Wilson declined a request for diversion because of the seriousness of the alleged incident.

Lange was remanded at large until later this month.

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