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Boy, 16, who blasted school pal in the face with shotgun GUILTY of attempted murder


A TEENAGER who shot a 15-year-old boy in the face with a double-barrelled shotgun has been found guilty of his attempted murder.

The victim had been walking to school in Kesgrave, near Ipswich, on September 7 last year when he was blasted.

PA:Press Association

A 15-year-old boy was shot in the face with a shotgun[/caption]

The 16-year-old defendant said he wanted to “scare” the boy, who had caused him “humiliation and fear”, but that he fired the gun unintentionally.

The jury returned a verdict of guilty for the offences of attempted murder and a possession of a shotgun with intent to endanger the boy’s life.

They returned a verdict of not guilty for causing fear of unlawful violence.


He allegedly gunned down a 15-year-old pupil from Kesgrave High School
The gunned down pupil was from Kesgrave High School
A police officer stands outside Kesgrave High School in Ipswich
A police officer stands outside Kesgrave High School in Ipswich

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