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Does anyone know about the “Drive by” shooting in wanniassa last night?

PBO 25 June 2008 19

I just read a report on News that said that there was one last night at 830pm.

Anyone know more?


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fnaah fnaah 11:20 am 25 Jun 08

I could guess that it was probably a shotgun – there aren’t that many people who could hit someone in the legs (twice) from a moving vehicle with a rifle or handgun.

I’m making the assumption the vehicle was still moving of course – otherwise I’d guess it would be a “drive up” shooting, rather than “drive by”. 😛

p1 p1 3:36 pm 25 Jun 08
p1 p1 3:38 pm 25 Jun 08

there aren’t that many people who could hit someone in the legs (twice) from a moving vehicle with a rifle or handgun.

That is assuming that only two shots were fired. I have fired a magazine from a full auto rifle, and at close range I reckon I could get two rounds on target out of thirty….

fnaah fnaah 4:02 pm 25 Jun 08

p1, i did consider that, but then thought that “automatic weapon” would have featured in the headline somewhere.

peterh peterh 4:41 pm 25 Jun 08

and you would have heard more about “man cut down by automatic gunfire” instead of shot twice in the legs.

Special G Special G 6:45 pm 25 Jun 08

2 out of twenty with any sort of automatic weapon firing on automatic is probably generous, things are useless firing on auto. Double taps are definately the way to go – then repeat until reload is required.

Melbourne gangland wars come to Canberra yo!

Timberwolf65 Timberwolf65 8:31 pm 25 Jun 08

jesus, What is Canberra becoming… bloody America???
Everyone wants to be Gangsters.

Thumper Thumper 8:48 pm 25 Jun 08

Semi auto. Not a problem.

bd84 bd84 9:23 pm 25 Jun 08

From the impression that I get from the media reports the guy has taken himself to hospital with the gunshot wounds and they’ve called the police.

I live somewhere in the area of where this has been reported to have said to have occured. I didn’t hear any loud gunshotlike sounds last night not even any of the usual fireworks explosions and there wasn’t any commotion of police/ambulances rushing to the scene. His story stinks, it wouldn’t surpise me if a different story comes out later.

Deadmandrinking Deadmandrinking 9:25 pm 25 Jun 08

I see The Riot-ACT could produce better gangsters than what they got down in Melbourne.

p1 p1 9:25 am 26 Jun 08

The Riot Act better then the general public in yet another field! We can add gangland intimidation to bitching and time-wasting on the interwebs…

peterh peterh 9:28 am 26 Jun 08

bd84 said :

From the impression that I get from the media reports the guy has taken himself to hospital with the gunshot wounds and they’ve called the police.

I live somewhere in the area of where this has been reported to have said to have occured. I didn’t hear any loud gunshotlike sounds last night not even any of the usual fireworks explosions and there wasn’t any commotion of police/ambulances rushing to the scene. His story stinks, it wouldn’t surpise me if a different story comes out later.

perhaps he was cleaning a rifle and it went off, twice??

shanefos shanefos 11:52 am 26 Jun 08

bd84 said :

…I live somewhere in the area of where this has been reported to have said to have occured…

I live somewhere in the same territory in which the area that this reportedly happened, but, according to the likes of VG and Danman, it is none of our business.
Just people going about their own business apparently, so move along please, nothing to see here!

Roadrage77 Roadrage77 2:13 pm 26 Jun 08

bd84 said :

From the impression that I get from the media reports the guy has taken himself to hospital with the gunshot wounds and they’ve called the police.

I live somewhere in the area of where this has been reported to have said to have occured. I didn’t hear any loud gunshotlike sounds last night not even any of the usual fireworks explosions and there wasn’t any commotion of police/ambulances rushing to the scene. His story stinks, it wouldn’t surpise me if a different story comes out later.

Damn straight. Someone didn’t pay their drug debt to the Rebels. Lock it in Eddie.

bd84 bd84 8:37 pm 26 Jun 08

peterh said :

perhaps he was cleaning a rifle and it went off, twice??

send the man to iraq!

questionable questionable 9:14 pm 26 Jun 08

Am aware the rebels clubhouse is on the same street, not much said in the press since, makes you think….

Pandy Pandy 9:17 pm 26 Jun 08

Proof?

ant ant 9:20 pm 26 Jun 08

Roadrage has it, I think. And that’s why no one heard the shots.

p1 p1 10:00 pm 26 Jun 08

Yeah, because if he was cleaning his rifle, he would have taken the silencer off first…

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