Gunman on the Run After Targeted Shooting in Truganina; Victim's Gang Links Under Investigation
Emergency services were called to an address on Orlando Drive about 3.40 pm on 21 September following reports a teenager had been injured. A concerned neighbor reported hearing three gunshots that day.
The 18-year-old male had been shot in the upper body and was conveyed to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
No one else was home at the time of the incident.
The exact circumstances surrounding the shooting are still to be determined, however, police believe the incident was targeted.
At this time, no one has been arrested, and the suspects are still on the run. Investigators believe at least two males were involved and left the scene on foot following the incident.
Investigators are asking anyone who lives in the area or was driving through to please contact the police if they have any CCTV or dashcam footage.
Anyone with information or who witnessed the incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential report online at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au.