Gouger St shooter ‘an Iraqi Gulf War vet’, Adelaide court told
Sean Fewster, Court Reporter: The Advertiser | September 30, 2008
THE man charged over a shootout in Gouger St is a former Iraqi Army corporal and weapons expert with “extensive” ties to organised crime, a court has heard.
A prosecutor today alleged Gulf War veteran Ahmed Al-Khafaji fled interstate after the city shooting in May and tried to disguise himself with new tattoos and false identities in NSW and Victoria.
His defence teams rubbished those claims, saying Al Khafaji was an Iraqi refugee and tiler who voluntarily surrendered …