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Man presents to hospital with gunshot wound - Queanbeyan

Thursday, 03 June 2021 12:53:32 PM

Investigations are underway after a man was shot, and two other men were threatened with a knife in the Monaro region earlier today.

About 6.15am (Thursday 3 June 2021), police have been told an unknown man, armed with a knife, entered a Kia Cerato parked at a fast food restaurant on Waniassa Road, Queanbeyan East, and threatened two men – aged 32 and 60.

Soon after, he exited the vehicle and fled the scene with a man and woman in a blue Holden Cruze with NSW registration CZ72NM.

Officers attached to Monaro Police District attended the scene and commenced an investigation.

Shortly after 7am, police were notified after a 39-year-old man from Pambula presented to Queanbeyan Hospital with a gunshot wound to his lower torso.

He was transferred to Canberra Hospital, where he remains in a serious condition.

Detectives have since established Strike Force Fihelly to investigate the incidents and determine whether they are linked.

Anyone with information that may assist with the investigation is urged to call Queanbeyan Police on 6298 0599.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.