BREAKING: Tasmanian gunman on the run

Dec 13, 2021
Police in Tasmania are investigating an alleged shopoting, and are in pursuit of a man who is believed to be the perpetrator. Source: Getty

A gunman is on the run after shooting a Tasmanian man this morning, December 13.

The offence allegedly occurred on Bishops Drive in Newnham, a suburb on the outskirts of Launceston, this morning. A man in his twenties has been transported to Launceston General Hospital in a serious condition, after receiving what is believed to be a gunshot wound to the chest.

Tasmanian Police have released a statement on their social media accounts indicating that they believe the alleged shooter, and the victim were known to each other, and that this is an isolated incident.

Tasmanian Police actively assure all Tasmanians that they are searching for the man, and the weapon allegedly involved in the shooting.

More to come as the story develops.



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