Two arrested after man shot in leg outside Sunbury home


Melbourne 3000

Victorian police have arrested two people in relation to the non-fatal shooting of a man outside a Sunbury home last week.

The 57-year-old victim had arrived home from a wedding about 1:00am on February 8 when he was shot in the leg with a shotgun by a masked person while standing in the driveway of a Belleview Drive house.

The injured man was taken to the Royal Melbourne Hospital in a stable condition.

Police today said Armed Crime Squad detectives had arrested a 39-year-old Kangaroo Flat man who was charged with attempted armed robbery, intentionally cause serious injury and conduct endangering life.

He was to appear before an out-of-sessions hearing this evening.

Detectives also arrested a 30-year-old woman yesterday in relation to the incident.

The Long Gully woman was charged with attempted armed robbery, intentionally and recklessly cause serious injury, conduct endangering life and prohibited person possess and use firearm.

She appeared before Bendigo Magistrates’ Court today and will reappear at a later date.

Detectives also located a four-wheel drive which had been seen in the area prior to the shooting and will now undergo forensic testing.

Source: https://www.abc.net.au/news