An alleged victim has been questioned over whether he is benefiting from testifying against the people accused of shooting him at Kings Meadows in January.
Kurt Jenkins was cross-examined by defence lawyers Evan Hughes and Mark Doyle in a preliminary proceeding hearing at the Launceston Magistrates Court on Friday.
Mr Hughes represents Jacob "Jake" Adam Williams and Marcus John Williams. Mr Doyle is counsel for Tayla Ebony Stevenson.
Jacob and Marcus share a surname but are not related.
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The trio were charged with causing grievous bodily harm after Mr Jenkins was allegedly shot while sitting in his Toyota Hilux outside a house on Pinkard Street allegedly in retaliation to a robbery.
Mr Hughes asked if any of Mr Jenkins' outstanding firearm charges were being dismissed or discounted for his cooperation in the case.
Mr Jenkins, who appeared via videolink from Victoria, said his charges were "still sitting there until this matter's dealt with" and denied getting any discount.
"Just because you're charged with something doesn't mean you're guilty," Mr Jenkins said.
The court heard the alleged victim received a Facebook message from a fake account in January asking if he was involved in a robbery and then Marcus allegedly called him to arrange a meeting.
Mr Jenkins agreed because he "wanted to clear my name" and Marcus was "acting nice on the phone", so he suggested meeting at South Launceston McDonald's.
The court heard Marcus got in the passenger seat of Mr Jenkins' Hilux and the two men used ice.
Then Jacob allegedly got in the car and started hitting Mr Jenkins in the head with a gold snubnosed gun.
Mr Jenkins said while he was being hit by Jacob he saw Marcus had a .357 Magnum in the back of his pants.
The court was told Mr Jenkins was held at gunpoint and told to drive to Pinkard Street to meet someone.
Mr Jenkins was allegedly invited inside to have bongs, but he declined because he didn't smoke marijuana and said whoever wanted to speak to him needed to come outside.
The court heard Jacob walked Ms Stevenson to Mr Jenkins' car window and asked: "Is this him".
Mr Jenkins said Jacob asked him to smile because apparently the person who did the robbery had no front teeth.
Ms Stevenson allegedly said Mr Jenkins wasn't the person and then she walked back to an SUV.
The court heard Jacob tried to move Mr Jenkins out of the driver's seat, but he refused to take off his seatbelt.
Moments later Mr Jenkins was allegedly shot in the leg.
Mr Doyle questioned Mr Jenkins about being Facebook friends with Ms Stevenson in 2018 and 2019.
Mr Jenkins said he was but he didn't know they were until after the incident because he tried searching for Jacob and Ms Stevenson.
Marcus and Jacob were remanded to reappear on July 22. Ms Stevenson was bailed to reappear on the same date.