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Australia'I'm very sorry': Alleged Darwin shooter apologises, asks for help in court

05:41  07 june  2019
05:41  07 june  2019 Source:   brisbanetimes.com.au

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Accused Darwin shooter Ben Hoffmann is taken from hospital into custody. Credit:Nine News. Mr Hoffman was placed on an at-risk order after he As his legal team spoke with Deputy Chief Judge Elizabeth Morris, Mr Hoffmann, unprompted, said: " I ’ m very sorry about what happened and I want to

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The man accused of killing four people in an hour-long crime spree through Darwin has told a court he is "very sorry about what’s happened".

Ben Hoffmann, 45, appeared via videolink in Darwin Magistrates Court about 11am local time on Friday dressed in a red T-shirt and white shorts.

He appeared to have several wounds to his face.

Mr Hoffman was placed on an at-risk order after he told the court, "I do need help, I’ve asked for help".

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Darwin shooting : Who is alleged shooter Ben Hoffman?1:13. Suspected Darwin shooter Ben Hoffman was known to police when he allegedly “In the fullness of time, it may be appropriate to say more. At present, I thank my friends and colleagues for their understanding and their expression of.

Very , very sad, shocking news," said his cousin Abdallah Salman. "We were very close and good friends. Darwin shooting 'target' Alexandros Deligiannis appears in court on driving, drug charges. ' I ' m very sorry ': Alleged Darwin shooter apologises , asks for help in

His matter was adjourned to September 18.

'I'm very sorry': Alleged Darwin shooter apologises, asks for help in court© Nine News Accused Darwin shooter Ben Hoffmann is taken from hospital into custody. As his legal team were talking to the magistrate, Mr Hoffmann, unprompted, said: "I’m very sorry about what happened and I want to speak to Peter."

Peter is prominent Darwin lawyer Peter Maley, who is representing Mr Hoffmann.

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Mr Hoffmann has been charged with four counts of murder, two of recklessly endanger serious harm and one count of criminal damage, after allegedly killing four men in Tuesday's mass shooting.

Lebanese taxi driver Hassan Baydoun, 33, who was killed at the Palms Motel, was the first to die in the shooting spree.

Alleged Darwin gunman expected to be charged with four counts of murder, police say

Alleged Darwin gunman expected to be charged with four counts of murder, police say The man allegedly responsible for killing four people and injuring another in a shooting spree across Darwin's inner-city suburbs is expected to be charged with four counts of murder, police have said. NT Police Commissioner Reece Kershaw said charges are impending against the alleged gunman, understood to be NT-bred Benjamin Glenn Hoffmann, who has been under police guard at Royal Darwin Hospital since his dramatic arrest by heavily armed tactical police officers on Tuesday night.

' I ' m very sorry ': Alleged Darwin shooter apologises , asks for help in court . The man accused of killing four people in an hour-long shooting spree through Darwin this week has told a court he is ' very sorry about what’s happened'. June 7, 2019. by Zach Hope and Simone Fox Koob.

' I ' m very sorry ': Alleged Darwin shooter apologises , asks for help in court . The man accused of killing four people in an hour-long shooting spree through Darwin this week has told a court he is ' very sorry about what's happened'. — Share news in the SOC.

Nigel Hellings, 76, was killed at Gardens Hill Crescent, before Mr Hoffmann then allegedly shot and killed Michael Sisois, 57, a Greek roof tiler in the car park of the Buff Club, a popular watering hole on the Stuart Highway.

New Zealand national Rob "Kiwi Bob" Courtney, 52, who was a security guard at the Mindil Beach Casino, was the fourth victim.

It was revealed on Thursday that Mr Courtney stabbed Mr Hoffmann at least twice before his own life was ended.

Mr Hoffmann, 45, is understood to have been searching for a man called Alex who he believed was in a secret relationship with his girlfriend.

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