Arrests East Victoria Park OMCG incident

Just before 6pm last night (23 June), it is alleged four offenders attended a residence on Kent Street in East Victoria Park and at least two of them were armed with firearms.

It is further alleged a male occupant of the home was threatened with a gun aimed at his head and a firearm was discharged inside the premises.

A 38-year-old male occupant of the residence was assaulted by the offenders, receiving facial injuries. He was treated at Royal Perth Hospital and released.

Gang Crime Squad detectives seized a firearm at the scene and have charged two men and a woman in relation to this incident and they are all due to appear in the Perth Magistrates Court today, 24 June 2021.

A 37-year-old man from Joondalup, a Comanchero OMCG member was charged with:-

• Aggravated Burglary and Commit;

• Aggravated Possession of Unlicensed Firearm; and

• Act or Omission Causing Bodily Harm or Danger.

A 31-year-old man from Inglewood, and a 29-year-old woman from Connolly, both Comanchero OMCG Associates were charged with:-

• Aggravated Burglary and Commit; and

• Act or Omission Causing Bodily Harm or Danger.

The investigation is ongoing in relation to the fourth offender.

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