11/21/2023 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 11/20/2023 11:36
Armed Crime Squad detectives are investigating a shooting in Moe last night.
Officers have been told a man sustained a gunshot wound during an altercation between two groups of men at a Hawker Street address about 8.15pm.
The 28-year-old man was taken to hospital with critical injuries.
Five men have been arrested and are assisting investigators with their enquiries.
A crime scene has been set-up while detectives investigate the circumstances surrounding the shooting.
At this early stage in the investigation, police believe the parties were known to each other.
Anyone who witnessed the incident, with CCTV/dashcam footage or with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or www.crimestoppersvic.com.auExternal Link
Reviewed 20 November 2023