Man to face court over December shooting

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A 21-year-old Bateman’s Bay man will face court today (Wednesday, 8 January 2020) following a shooting incident in December 2019.

About 7.20pm on Monday, 16 December 2019, a man presented to the emergency department of Calvary Hospital with a gunshot wound to the thigh.

Police believed the incident was related to Outlaw Motorcycle Gang (OMCG) activity, and an investigation was commenced by ACT Policing’s Taskforce Nemesis.

As a result, the 21-year-old man was arrested on 24 December, 2019 in relation to the shooting.

He will face court today charged with recklessly inflict actual bodily harm and fail to stop motor vehicle for police. Bail will be opposed.

Police would like to speak to anyone who witnessed the shooting on 16 December, 2019, or who may have information relating to the incident.

Anyone with information that could assist police is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or via the Crime Stoppers ACT website. Please quote reference 6473951. Information can be provided anonymously.

Media enquiries

Police Media — (02) 5126 9070, act-police-media@afp.gov.au