Police arrest six after Caroline Springs shooting

Detectives from the Armed Crime Squad have arrested six people and executed a number of search warrants this morning as part of their investigation into a non-fatal shooting in Caroline Springs earlier this year.

The incident occurred on Caroline Springs Boulevard, near Federation Way, about 12.15am on 3 February where it is alleged an 18-year-old Kings Way man was intentionally shot.

The man sustained a gunshot wound to the upper body and was transported to hospital with minor injuries.

Four search warrants were executed early this morning at residences in Truganina, Caroline Springs, Dandenong, and Fawkner.

The six people currently assisting police with their enquiries include:

• A 21-year-old Caroline Spring man,

• a 17-year-old Caroline Springs boy,

• a 26-year-old Truganina man,

• a 24-year-old Truganina man,

• a 25-year-old Dandenong man, and

• a 33-year-old Fawkner man.

The investigation remains ongoing, anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential report online at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au

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