[ INCIDENT IN HOTEL SUPREME COURT SEQUEL P.A. NAPIER, Monday. A charge of attempted murder against James Percival Bear was not sustained in the Supreme Court today, a no bill being returned by the Grand Jury. The Court proceeded with an alternative charge of discharging a firearm with intent to do grievous bodily harm. The case is the sequel to the firing of a shot during an alleged struggle with a woman in a Hastings hotel.
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Auckland Star, Auckland Star, Volume LXXVI, Issue 185, 7 August 1945
SHOT FIRED Auckland Star, Volume LXXVI, Issue 185, 7 August 1945
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