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New Zealand

18 June 2010

New Zealand Herald

A Christchurch gunman was issued a gun licence - despite a referee's concerns - just two years before he turned his guns on police, wounding an officer and a neighbour. A report from the Independent Police Complaints Authority released today found that Shayne Sime's own referee raised "some concerns" with police when he was interviewed before issuing Sime with a gun licence in 2007. Sime was shot by police last year after he riddled a neighbour's house and car with... (

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