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Wyong shooting captured on bodycam as gunman fired 226 bullets before arrest

Horrifying vision shows moment a man on trial for murder allegedly shot 226 bullets from his front door as police cower behind a car because he ‘didn’t like’ his 17-year-old neighbour

  • Footage captured moment man allegedly opened fire at officers, court heard
  • Police were locked in alleged shootout with Bradley White at Wyong in 2020
  • White was charged and police bodycam footage released by court on Friday 

Footage has captured the moment a man allegedly opened fire at officers with up to 226 bullets discharged from two rifles, a court has heard. 

Police were locked in the alleged shootout with Bradley Jason Mark White, 42, at Cutler Drive in Wyong, on the NSW Central Coast, on March 17, 2020.

White has since been charged and police bodycam vision of the encounter was released by the NSW Supreme Court on Friday.

Police were locked in the alleged shootout with Bradley Jason Mark White, 42 (pictured), at Cutler Drive in Wyong, on the NSW Central Coast, on March 17, 2020

The court was told White allegedly began shooting at his neighbour's home and killed 20-year-old Byron Tonks and injured two others

The court was told White allegedly began shooting at his neighbour’s home and killed 20-year-old Byron Tonks and injured two others

The court heard White disliked a 17-year-old teenager living across the road from him and complained about his ute and loud subwoofer speakers.

He allegedly lit the ute on fire and waved a makeshift spear with a machete attached to the end of it, the court heard.

The court was told White allegedly began shooting at his neighbour’s home and killed 20-year-old Byron Tonks and injured two others.

Footage played to court showed senior constable Darren Hunt crouching behind a police car and holding his pistol as police responded to the incident.

Loud cracks ring out in the footage with Hunt telling the court he saw White allegedly fire rounds towards a home across the street.

‘Oh s***, he’s aiming this way,’ Hunt says in the footage shown to court. 

More footage released by the court showed police trying to rescue three injured people from the back of a home.

Two children wearing pyjamas are seen being passed through a rear window, in the footage shown to court.

‘I thought we could be shot,’ an officer told the court. 

‘[That] the bullets could pass all the way through the house.’ 

Loud cracks ring out in the footage with Hunt telling the court he saw White allegedly fire rounds towards a home across the street

Loud cracks ring out in the footage with Hunt telling the court he saw White allegedly fire rounds towards a home across the street

Police searched White's home and found two guns, ammunition, a green ammunition belt, a small amount of methylamphetamine and a bowl containing cannabis leaf

Police searched White’s home and found two guns, ammunition, a green ammunition belt, a small amount of methylamphetamine and a bowl containing cannabis leaf

The court heard White surrendered before he was taken into police custody at Wyong Police Station.

Senior constable Hunt told the court White had said he had taken ‘two points of ice’ and asked if ‘anyone is dead’.

Police searched his home and found two guns, ammunition, a green ammunition belt, a small amount of methylamphetamine and a bowl containing cannabis leaf.

White has pleaded not guilty to one count of murder, two counts of discharging a firearm with intent to cause grievous bodily harm, and four counts of shooting a firearm at a dwelling with reckless disregard for the safety of any person. 

He does not dispute the shooting and will argue a defence of mental or cognitive impairment. 

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