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Two Men Charged in Connection with Aggravated Burglary and Shooting Incident in Tarneit

Aggravated burglary in Tarneit

Melbourne and Epping Residents Face Charges Following April Incident

Two men have been charged by detectives from the Armed Crime Squad following an aggravated burglary in Tarneit back in April, during which a shot was fired.

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Yesterday morning, search warrants were executed at residential addresses in Melbourne and Epping. A 23-year-old man from Melbourne has been charged with several offenses, including endangering life and causing injury.

A 22-year-old man from Epping has also been charged with similar offenses. Both individuals were remanded overnight and are scheduled to appear at the Melbourne Magistrates’ Court today.

During the operation, a sawn-off bolt action rifle was seized from the Epping address. The incident took place on Melville Street on April 27, where emergency services responded to a disturbance.

According to reports, a man inside the property was assaulted by a group of men. While a shot was fired inside the house, fortunately, it did not hit the victim.

The 27-year-old Tarneit man was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. Police believe the incident was targeted, and the investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information or who witnessed the incident is encouraged to contact Crime Stoppers.

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