Gunman on run after drive-by shooting

A gunman opened fire in a brazen daylight shooting at Patterson Lakes, gunning down his victim before fleeing.

A gunman remains on the run after a drive-by shooting in Patterson Lakes on Tuesday.

Police are investigating after a man was shot in the lower body from a moving vehicle in a Thompson Rd carpark.

The incident occurred about 6pm.

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The victim was taken to hospital with non life-threatening injuries.

There are unverified reports the incident happened in a carpark opposite the Coles on Thompson Rd.

Police have not released details on the alleged gunman.

“The exact circumstances surrounding the incident are being investigated but investigators believe it is a targeted shooting,” a police spokesman said.

“There is no ongoing risk to the public.”

Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.


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