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John Milligan sentenced for gun crimes by Chief Justice Alan Blow

Sandy Powell
Updated November 25 2021 - 3:11pm, first published 3:10pm
GUILTY: John William Milligan, pictured using his walker outside the Supreme Court during his trial this week, was found guilty by a jury of two firearms offences for the incident at his Somerset home in 2018. Picture: Brodie Weeding
GUILTY: John William Milligan, pictured using his walker outside the Supreme Court during his trial this week, was found guilty by a jury of two firearms offences for the incident at his Somerset home in 2018. Picture: Brodie Weeding

Prison would be an "unduly cruel" punishment for a man who recklessly fired an illegal rifle over the heads of two teenaged boys at Somerset in 2018, a judge has said.

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Sandy Powell

Sandy Powell

Senior Reporter

Court and crime reporter covering the West and North-West of Tasmania for the Advocate.

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