Police investigating shooting incident at Wavell Heights

An investigation is underway after a 38-year-old Wavell Heights man sustained a gunshot wound at Wavell Heights this morning.

Police were called to a Highlands Street residence around 7.45am where they located the man with a significant leg wound.

Early investigations suggest an altercation had occurred between a group of people, prior to the man being shot.

A car was seen leaving the area shortly after.

Nearby residents provided first aid to the man, before emergency services arrived.

He was transported to hospital in a critical condition, where he remains.

Investigations are ongoing, with no imminent threat to the public.

Anyone with information or who saw anything suspicious in the area at the time should contact police.

If you have information for police, contact Policelink by providing information using the online suspicious activity form 24hrs per day at www.police.qld.gov.au/reporting.

Report crime information anonymously via Crime Stoppers. Call 1800 333 000 or report online at www.crimestoppersqld.com.au.

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