A man has been killed and another seriously injured after an overnight drive-by shooting in the City of Melton’s far east.
Police said at least four shots were fired from a moving vehicle outside a pool hall in Westwood Drive Ravenhall around midnight.
The shooter is still on the run (5pm Sunday).
Ravenhall shooting 28.2.21
Vision at the scene at a shooting in Ravenhall overnight, 28.2.21Posted by Melbourne West Imagery on Saturday, February 27, 2021
Emergency services found an injured man at the scene. The 24-year-old was taken to hospital with serious lower body injuries.
Officers said that shortly afterwards, another man turned up at a local hospital with life-threatening injuries.
The 33-year-old from Deer Park has since passed away.
Nine Radio is reporting that he was a father of five.
Detective Sergeant Simon Quinell said it is understood there were at least two people in the car – and police will still trying to get a clear description of the make and model.
He said the victim had been inside the pool hall, which was at COVID-safe capacity. Several people were waiting outside.
Homicide Squad detectives and local police have spent the day on the scene and have cordoned off the area.
A nearby section of Westwood Dve has also been blocked at Ravenhall for several weeks due to a rail crossing removal project.
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No arrests have been made and the investigation into the incident remains ongoing.
Anyone with CCTV or further information should call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or visit www.crimestoppersvic.com.au
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