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R v Steer [1988] 1 AC 111

The appellant had an argument with a former business partner and went round to his house armed with a gun. He rang the door bell and then fired shots through the windows and doors. He was convicted of aggravated criminal damage under s.1(2) Criminal Damage Act 1971.

Held:

His conviction under s.1(2) was quashed as the danger to life came from the gun and not the damage to the property.
 
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