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Man, 25, faces charge of attempted murder

The trial of a 25-year-old accused of attempting to kill a man in broad daylight is scheduled to begin this morning in Supreme Court.

Noet Barnett, of Footbridge Lane, Pembroke, has denied charges of attempted murder and using a firearm to commit an offence.

He further denies handling a firearm, a Rexio RJ Series .38 revolver.

The offences are said to have occurred between May 14 and December 22, 2010.

Jeremiah Dill was shot near One Stop Variety on Parsons Road on October 4, 2010.

He suffered injuries to his lower extremities.

A jury of eight women and four men were selected for the trial yesterday. The prosecution is expected to begin to present their case today.

Carrington Mahoney and Larissa Burgess will represent the Crown. Mr Barnett will be represented by lawyers Victoria Pearman and Charles Richardson. The trial will be presided over by Puisne Judge Carlisle Greaves.

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Published November 29, 2011 at 9:00 am (Updated November 29, 2011 at 9:00 am)

Man, 25, faces charge of attempted murder

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