Dad’s shocking pic of his baby
A young West Australian dad who took a photo of his baby son in a cot with an ammunition belt draped across his stomach has been fined.
Daniel John Prunster, 25, recently pleaded guilty in Geraldton Magistrates Court to failing to adequately store firearms, pointing a firearm at another person, failing to comply with firearm and ammunition storage requirements and possessing cannabis.
Prunster, who the court was told had a photo on his mobile phone of himself pointing a shotgun at his young daughter while the then 15-month-old girl held a rifle, was sentenced on Monday.
His lawyer said Prunster was showing his daughter the correct way to hold a firearm.
The magistrate imposed a $1500 fine plus $130.50 in court costs.
Originally published as Dad's shocking pic of his baby