News – AU – Gunman opened fire in the street in a drive-by shooting

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Posted: 23:48 GMT, 23 February 2021 | Updated: 23:49 GMT, Jan. February 2021

A drive-by shooting rocked a Victorian suburb after a shooter opened fire next to a main road during rush hour

Detectives opened an investigation on Tuesday evening into a drive-by shooting in Patterson Lakes, South Melbourne, with the perpetrator still on the run as of Wednesday morning

A man was admitted to hospital after being shot in the lower body by a moving vehicle around 6 p.m. while walking through a parking lot on Thompson Road

Some reports indicate that the Patterson Lakes incident occurred in a parking lot across from Coles (pictured) where shoppers would have gathered after work

Some reports indicate that the parking lot in question is across from a Coles supermarket that would have been filled with shoppers after work

“The exact circumstances of the incident are being investigated, but investigators believe it was a targeted shootout,” police said in a statement

Detectives have opened an investigation into what they believe is a targeted shootout (Image: Victoria Police Officers patrolling Melbourne last week)

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Drive-by shooting, Patterson Lakes, Melbourne

News – AU – Gunman opens fire on the street in a drive-by shooting

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