Girl 'shot' by gel blaster while driving
A NORTH Mackay man will face court after a teenage girl was shot with a gel blaster gun as she was driving along a Rural View road.
Police will allege the 18-year-old man was a passenger in a car when he fired at the 17-year-old girl on Mackay-Bucasia Road on Sunday evening.
Mackay Crime Prevention Unit Senior Constable Steve Smith said a gel pellet had hurt the girl when it hit her in the arm.
Police said a man had been arrested and charged with common assault and weapon charges.
He is due face Mackay Magistrates Court on March 18.