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AustraliaDarwin mass shooting: What we know so far

16:25  04 june  2019
16:25  04 june  2019 Source:   smh.com.au

Five feared dead in Darwin shooting

Five feared dead in Darwin shooting A witness claims they saw a man 'walk through the hotel shooting 10 times and then get into his truck and drive away.'

A witness said the gunman went from "room to room, shooting every room" in the Palms Motel, on McMinn Street in central Darwin . Several witnesses described hearing gunshots and one witness described seeing a woman shot in the legs, and described wounds consistent with shotgun pellets.

- At least four men have been killed in various locations around Darwin . At least one woman is injured and has been taken to Royal Darwin Hospital for treatment. - The suspected gunman, a Caucasian man aged 45, was arrested after an hour on the loose and is now in police custody.

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  • At least four people have been killed in various locations around Darwin. At least two people are injured and have been taken to Royal Darwin Hospital for treatment.
  • The suspected gunman, a Caucasian man aged 45, was arrested and is in police custody. He may have been tasered by police. Some reports say he may have recently been released from prison. Police believe the suspected gunman was acting alone.
  • A witness said the gunman went from ‘‘room to room, shooting every room’’ in the Palms Motel, on McMinn Street in central Darwin. Several witnesses described hearing gunshots and one witness described seeing a woman shot in the legs, and described wounds consistent with shotgun pellets. One person died here.
  • There are four other crime scenes, including the Peter Macauley Centre, a major police operations base. Another man was killed at The Buff Club, one died at Gardens Hill Crescent and one at Jolly Street.
  • Police received a triple 000 call about 5.45pm, local time (6.30pm AEST) about the shooting. The suspected gunman was arrested around 6.45pm local time. Road blocks were placed around central Darwin.
  • Police said they do not believe the incident was terrorism-related.
  • More than 100 police are now involved at the crime scenes.
  • Prime Minister Scott Morrison said the shooting was a ‘‘terrible act of violence’’ and he had been in contact with police and NT Chief Minister Michael Gunner.
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