Detectives from the Upper Mt Gravatt Criminal Investigation Branch investigating the alleged shooting of a man at Robertson on April 29 have today arrested and charged two Petrie men following the execution of a number of search warrants throughout Brisbane.
During the searches investigating officers located clothing and weapons with police hopeful further information will come from the community to help identify other people involved.
The men, aged 34, have been remanded in custody to appear before the Brisbane Magistrates Court tomorrow charged with nine offences each including three counts of unlawful possession of a shortened firearm and unlawful use of a motor vehicle, two counts each of arson of a motor vehicle and burglary and commit indictable offence and one count each of acts intended to cause grievous bodily harm, deprivation of liberty, common assault, possess explosives (ammunition) and receiving tainted property.
Investigations into the alleged shooting, code named Operation Sierra Crevasse continue.
Media release issued April 29:
Police have confirmed a crime scene following the shooting of a man at Robertson this evening.
Around 7.40pm, four men attended an address in Didbrook Street and have shot a 38-year-old man in the leg causing life threatening injuries.
The man was transported to the Princess Alexandra Hospital in a serious condition.
The four men, who are described as Caucasian and wearing black, fled the address in a black hatchback vehicle.
Investigations are continuing.
Detectives are urging anyone who has any information about the incident or who was in the vicinity and has dashcam footage to contact police.