Police investigating shooting incident at Surfers Paradise

Police are investigating after a man received a gun shot wound to his arm in Surfers Paradise overnight.

Officers were called to a hotel complex on the corner of Cavill Avenue and the Gold Coast Highway at around 10:45pm following reports a man had been shot.

Preliminary investigations indicate the man was standing on the balcony of a unit when a suspected firearm was discharged from a neighbouring unit, striking the man in his left upper arm.

Police and emergency services responded and transported an 18-year-old man to the Gold Coast University Hospital for treatment of the non-life-threatening injury.

No one else was physically injured during the incident.

The Gold Coast Highway was closed between Thomas Drive and Beach Road as officers responded.

Anyone with information, or who has dash cam vision from the area is urged to contact police.

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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