Who would have thought that a simple chasing off of the youngsters from his property would cause Jonathen Hart a trouble?
It was just a normal day, Hart would never expect Todd Jukes would turned to his home. A few hours after the incident, the man turned to his resident and started smashing the door and breaking the window.
Hart, who was currently suffering from a mental health difficulties that time due to his brain injury, shots Mr. Jukes in the leg using a ball-bearing firing starting pistol. But before he fires, he first called the police and reported about the incident. Unfortunately, he doesn’t have the certificate for using his pistol which lead him to a appear on the court.
Hart was handed with an indefinite hospital order by Michael Longman. Judge Longman told Hart: “Both these firearms were loaded and capable of firing projectiles.
“You knew they were or you were extremely reckless in that regard.”
“You must have taken aim.”
“Your barrister said it was not a random act of violence, it was based on a well-founded fear.”
“I take that into account”.
The prosecuting team represented by Gregory Gordon, said that after Mr. Hart shots Mr. Jukes in the leg, he then informed the neighbor and reported that he had already scared Mr. Jukes using a starting pistol.
The police then later on found out that Mr. Hart had fired using a 44- caliber ball- bearing firing revolver and also had a 36- caliber similar weapon. In addition, two cans of pepper spray was also discovered in his home.
According to the interview, Mr Gregory said that Hart does not say something about the pepper spray. He made no comment about it during the interview. Mr. Jukes had a wound on the back of his leg. However, he decline in making a complaint. Accordding to the team, it was Dr. Andrew Todd, a forensic psychiatrist, among the doctors who recommended that Hart receive an indefinite hospital order.
The defendant, represented by Robin Shellard, said that Mr. Hart fires the starting pistol and immediately reported to 999 what he has done.
“The male outside then departs.”
“It is quite clear that Mr. Hart is in clear and it is well-founded.”
“It was a direct attack on him and his house and it was sustained