Homicide investigation at Gleneagle

Police are investigating after a man was fatally shot during a home invasion at Gleneagle this morning.

Just before 6am, police received a report that an address on Brittany Court had been broken into.

A 48-year-old male occupant sustained a gunshot wound to his leg and was treated by Paramedics at the scene in a critical condition, before passing away just after 7am.

A 40-year-old male occupant was hit on the head with a hammer and sustained minor injuries. He is currently being treated at the scene by Paramedics and is in a stable condition.

A black, new model, Holden Commodore utility with no registration plates was observed leaving the address and was last seen driving on the Mount Lindesay Highway.

Police are appealing to anyone who may have witnessed – or has dash camera footage or CCTV – of the vehicle, in the vicinity of Brittany Court before 6am today, to come forward.

If you have information for police, contact Policelink on 131 444 or provide information using the online form 24hrs per day.

You can report information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers, a registered charity and community volunteer organisation, by calling 1800 333 000 or via crimestoppersqld.com.au 24hrs per day.

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