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Source: State of Victoria Police

Friday, 2 October 2020 01:57

Detectives from the Armed Crime Squad have charged a 27-year-old Ballarat man following an alleged non-fatal shooting in Ballarat yesterday.

The man was arrested in Ballarat this morning and has since been charged with:

• Intentionally cause serious injury;

• Intentionally cause injury;

• Reckless conduct endangering life

• Prohibited person use firearm;

• Possess cartridge ammunition without licence or permit; and

• Commit an indictable offence whilst on bail

He will appear at Geelong Magistrates’ Court shortly.

The charges come after a man presented at a hospital in Ballarat with a gunshot wound to the lower body yesterday morning.

The 25-year-old man from Sale sustained non-life-threatening injuries as a result of the incident.

Leading Senior Constable Natalie Dean

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