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Man injured in 'targeted' Melbourne drive-by shooting

9News.com.au logo 9News.com.au 24/02/2021 00:49:10 Chanel Zagon

A man has been injured in a drive-by shooting at a carpark in Melbourne's south-east yesterday.

The victim, aged in his 20s, was shot in the lower body from a moving car in a carpark near Coles Patterson Lakes on Thompson Road just before 6pm.

The man was taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries in a stable condition.

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a person standing in front of a car: A man was shot at a carpark in Patterson Lakes yesterday. © NineA man was shot at a carpark in Patterson Lakes yesterday. a car parked on the side of a road: Police have taped off the carpark as they examine the area for evidence. © NinePolice have taped off the carpark as they examine the area for evidence.

Police believe the shooting was a targeted attack.

"The exact circumstances surrounding the incident are being investigated but investigators believe it is a targeted shooting," a Victoria Police spokesperson said.

"There is no ongoing risk to the public."

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a person standing in front of a car: Police took photos of the shooting scene at the carpark. © NinePolice took photos of the shooting scene at the carpark.

Investigators examined the carpark for a number of hours last night following the shooting, taking photos of the scene and bagging evidence.

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

24. helmikuuta 2021 2:49:10 Categories: 9News.com.au

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