Police investigate shooting in Richardson

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ACT Policing is investigating a shooting overnight (Monday 11 March 2019) where one person suffered a gunshot wound.

Shortly after midnight, police received reports of gun fire at a home in Richardson.

Police believe a number of people approached the house and started shooting.

Three people were in the house at the time. One person was shot in the arm and transported by ACT Ambulance Service to hospital for treatment.

ACT Policing recovered five spent casings.

Early investigations suggest the shooting may be related to Outlaw Motorcycle Gangs.

ACT Policing’s Criminal Investigations is investigating.

While investigations are in the early stages, ACT Policing remains focused on community safety and Canberrans should expect to see a more visible police presence in the coming days.

Police are urging anyone who may have any CCTV or information that could assist police to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or via the Crime Stoppers ACT website. Please quote reference 6372664. Information can be provided anonymously.


Media enquiries

Police Media — (02) 6264 9460, act-police-media@afp.gov.au