Attempted murder and GBH acquittal

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Jim acted for Z, who was acquitted of attempted murder, gbh and section 20 wounding after a trial. Z was alleged to have shot X in the back. The defence was self-defence/accident, Z having been the victim of a series of burglaries and damage to his property by groups of youths trespassing on his property he took a shotgun that did not belong to him and discharged it hitting one of the trespassers. Z received a suspended sentence for possession of the shotgun without a licence.