Police arrest man after firearm incident in Hoppers Crossing

Wyndham Crime Investigation Unit detectives have charged a man after a firearms incident in Hoppers Crossing on Monday morning, 12 September.

It’s alleged a number of people were involved in an altercation on Bellbridge Drive about 11.30am.

One person was taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

A local primary school was placed into lockdown as a precaution for a short time.

Police arrested a 24-year-old Hoppers Crossing man and executed a warrant at his address on Bellbridge Drive, seizing a handgun, a sawn-off rifle, a conducted energy device, imitation firearm and other weapons.

He has been charged him with affray, reckless conduct endangering serious injury, possessing a traffickable quantity of firearms and bail offences and remanded to appear in Melbourne Magistrates’ Court later today.

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