A young man will appear in court after he was charged in relation to a fatal crossbow attack which has rocked a remote outback town.
Additional police resources have been deployed to the community of Peppimenarti, 320km south-west of Darwin following the death of a man, 36, who was allegedly shot in the chest with an arrow late Tuesday night.
He was rushed to a local health clinic but died a short time later.
An 18-year-old man was assisting police with their inquiries and has since been charged with manslaughter.
He will appear in Darwin Local Court on Thursday.
Additional resources have been sent to the community, including major crime detectives, crime scene examiners and officers from NT Police’s tactical group.
A man, 18, has been charged with manslaughter shot dead with a crossbow in the remote community of Peppimenarti (pictured), about 320km south of Darwin
The alleged incident has also prompted West Daly Regional Council to close all its services in Peppimenarti until…