GUN­MAN STILL AT LARGE

ONE CHARGED BUT SHOOTER ID RE­MAINS UN­KNOWN

NewsMail - - FRONT PAGE - Carolyn Booth Carolyn.Booth@news-mail.com.au

DE­TEC­TIVES are still piec­ing to­gether ex­actly what hap­pened in a Targo St unit that left two peo­ple with gun­shot wounds.

A 31-year-old man has been charged with en­ter­ing the unit on Fri­day night with in­tent, but who ac­tu­ally fired the shots re­mains un­clear with po­lice yet to lay charges over the ac­tual shoot­ing.

A 29-year-old man re­mains in Bris­bane Hospi­tal with non-life threat­en­ing in­juries and po­lice are ques­tion­ing a num­ber of peo­ple over the in­ci­dent.

PO­LICE have charged a 31-year-old man with en­ter­ing a Targo St unit where shots were al­legedly fired in a dis­tur­bance that left two peo­ple wounded.

Bund­aberg Crim­i­nal In­ves­ti­ga­tion Branch of­fi­cer-in-charge De­tec­tive Se­nior Sergeant Michael Bishop said po­lice were still try­ing to piece to­gether ex­actly what hap­pened about 8.30pm Fri­day night.

Po­lice be­lieve two shots were fired, leav­ing a 36-year-old woman with a gun­shot wound to the leg.

A 29-year-old man was later found in McIl­wraith St with a gun­shot wound to the back of his neck.

The woman was treated be­fore dis­charg­ing her­self from Bund­aberg Hospi­tal, while the man was flown to Bris­bane with non-life threat­en­ing in­juries.

“We’re still speak­ing to a num­ber of per­sons of in­ter­est who we be­lieve may have been at the premise at the time and some have as­sisted with our in­quires so far,” Det Snr Sgt Bishop said.

“There’s been a 31-year-old Bund­aberg man charged with en­ter dwelling with in­tent in com­pany who we’re al­leg­ing was at the premise at the time but he’s not fac­ing any ac­tual charges in re­la­tion to the shoot­ing at this point.”

With po­lice yet to find a weapon, Det Snr Sgt Bishop said he wouldn’t spec­u­late on what type of firearm may have been used.

“Un­til we can ex­tract pel­lets it would be pre­sump­tu­ous for me to elab­o­rate or guess on what type of weapon it was,” he said.

Po­lice are still search­ing for oth­ers be­lieved to be in­volved in the in­ci­dent, but Det Snr Sgt Bishop said there was no threat to other mem­bers of the com­mu­nity.

“All par­ties are known to each other,” he said.

“I would re­it­er­ate there’s no threat to the broader pub­lic, it was a dis­tur­bance be­tween the peo­ple in the unit.”

SEARCH: Po­lice out­side an ad­dress in McIl­wraith St.

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