More shooting arrests


TWO more people have been arrested in relation to an alleged shooting incident in Carrum Downs last month.

On 16 February, a man was allegedly run down in a car after a shot was fired at him.

On 17 March two men, aged 26 and 18, were arrested after an extended pursuit. The two were travelling in a stolen station wagon. After intercepting the car, police allege that they found a shotgun and ammo inside.

The 26-year-old will be charged with intentionally cause serious injury, theft of motor car, traffic, and firearm offences. Police will allege he was the man who ran into the victim during the Carrum Downs incident. The 18-year-old is expected to be charged with theft of a motor car.

On 26 February, a 29-year-old Cranbourne West man who police allege fired the shot was arrested and charged.

First published in the Frankston Times – 23 March 2020

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