EVIDENCE is being compiled against two men accused of firing gunshots at police during a dramatic car chase through Tamworth.
Joshua Ty Tehoata, 28, and co-accused Tyson James Booby, 22, remain behind bars and did not appear in Tamworth Local Court on Wednesday.
The pair face a string of firearms and weapons charges after police claim a chase was sparked in the early hours of May 15, during which bullets were allegedly fired at a police car.
The court heard evidence in Tehoata's matter had already been served on lawyers.
"I'm happy to say the brief is compliant," police prosecutor Sergeant Rob Baillie said.
He said the brief of evidence in Booby's case was being finalised.
Both matters were adjourned until August.
Tehoata and Booby have been bail refused since their arrest on May 15, after the car they were travelling in crashed through the fence at the Tamworth Golf Course and they were taken into custody. Neither made an application for bail on Wednesday.
The police case is that a pursuit started after officers spotted a Ford Territory leaving McDonalds in East Tamworth about 2.45am on May 15.
Police said officers signalled for the Ford to pull over and when it failed to stop, they gave chase.
Police allege the pursuit continued through Nemingha, Kootingal, Calala and Tamworth, and claim the passenger lent out the window and fired several gunshots at the unmarked police car. It's alleged bullet holes were later discovered in the bumper and bonnet of the police car.
Road spikes were deployed and the Ford eventually lost control and crashed.
Among other charges, both men are accused of discharging a firearm with the intent to resist arrest; possessing a knife in a public place; possessing a prohibited weapon; and each faces three counts of possessing a shortened firearm that is not a pistol. No pleas have been entered.
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