Teenager accused of recklessly firing air pistol


A teenager has been accused culpably and recklessly firing an air pistol in a house.

The pellets allegedly fired by Ali Bentley, 19, of Empire Way, Gretna, were said to have struck a wall and a front door.

Bentley pleaded not guilty at Dumfries Sheriff Court to committing the offence in July last year at Well Road in Lockerbie.

He also denied behaving in a threatening or abusive manner and setting off fireworks in the house.

Trial has been set for January.

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