Shooting at Collinsville

A man has been arrested after another man sustained a gunshot wound in Collinsville early this morning.

It will be alleged at 12.45am three men arrived at a home on Bowen Developmental Road where a verbal altercation occurred with a resident of that address.

The male resident then allegedly walked back inside and retrieved a firearm before shooting one of the three men in the stomach. The injured man was helped into a vehicle by his associates and transported to Collinsville Hospital.

The 29-year-old Collinsville man was airlifted to Townsville Hospital where he remains in a critical but stable condition.

Police were notified and attended the address on Bowen Developmental Road a short time later where a 26-year-old Collinsville man was taken into custody.

He is currently assisting police with inquiries.

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