ACT Policing executed three simultaneous search warrants in Kambah and Wanniassa this morning (Friday, August 16).
Around 6am Criminal Investigations detectives and the Specialist Response Group attended two premises in Sternberg Crescent, Wanniassa and a residence in Hardwick Place Kambah and executed search warrants.
The warrants are directly related to an incident which occurred last week in which bullet rounds were fired into a tattoo parlour in Gungahlin.
An appeal at the time by police for witnesses and information was successful, and police made a further appeal yesterday for information in relation to a dark coloured utility seen in the area and at the time of the Gungahlin incident.
Acting on information received, police today executed the warrants in order to potentially locate the firearm used in the Gungahlin incident.
Investigations are ongoing.
ACT Policing would like to take this opportunity to thank those members of the public who have been helpful in providing information to Crime Stoppers and would invite anyone who can assist us with this ongoing investigation to call 1800 333 000 or via the website at www.act.crimestoppers.com.au.
[First filed: Aug 16, 2013 @ 9:05]
Now with this update from ACT Policing:
· ACT Policing has concluded the search warrants from the Wanniassa and Kambah premises from earlier today.
· A number of items have been seized by investigators.
· No firearm was located.
· Enquiries are ongoing.