Police Investigate Gunfire Incident Near Huntingfield Drive
Police swiftly responded to reports of possible gunfire in the vicinity of Huntingfield Drive in Hoppers Crossing on Monday, the 23rd of October. The incident transpired shortly before 5 p.m., prompting several concerned citizens to dial Triple Zero (000) and seek assistance.
Local police, with the valuable support of the Air Wing and Dog Squad, initiated comprehensive patrols of the affected area in an effort to ascertain the veracity of the reports. At this juncture, police have not officially confirmed the discharge of a firearm. Nevertheless, they are diligently pursuing leads and investigating the eyewitness accounts that indicate a man was spotted in the area, potentially in possession of a firearm.
Police are appealing to the public for any information that could aid in their investigation. Individuals who may have witnessed the incident or possess relevant information are strongly encouraged to come forward. To share tips or information, please contact Crime Stoppers at 1800 333 000, or alternatively, submit a confidential report via the official website at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au.
The situation remains under active investigation as police work diligently to ensure the safety and security of the community. Further updates will be provided as the investigation unfolds.