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Arrests over Corio shooting

July 21, 2023 7:13 am in by

police vehicle RMcL GB Dec 2022Three men have been arrested over a shooting in Corio.

A man was found with a gunshot wound to his lower body on Browallia Drive in the early hours of Monday.

Police believe he was assaulted somewhere else before returning home and raising the alarm.

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Detectives arrested the three men over the past two days – a 24-year-old from Newtown, a 19-year-old Lara man and a 38-year-old from Hoppers Crossing.

They have been questioned and released pending further enquiries.

Police believe the incident was targeted and the men are all known to each other.

They are hoping to speak to anyone who may have information on the incident, or who may have been in the area at the time of the assault and have CCTV of dash cam footage.

Anyone with information is urged to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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Picture: File image [Geelong Broadcasters]

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