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Friday, June 21, 2024

Manhunt launched for Whittington gunman

Detectives from the Victoria Police Armed Crime Squad are investigating the shooting of a 55-year-old man in Whittington overnight.

Emergency services were called to Freesia Court last night following reports a man had sustained a gun-shot wound at around 5.40pm.

“A 55-year-old Whittington man was taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries,” Victoria Police said in a statement.

Police are searching for a man who was seen leaving the scene.

“The exact circumstances surrounding the incident are yet to be determined however police believe this was a targeted attack and parties involved are known to each other,” Police said.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or has information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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