Police responded to reports of gunfire and a vehicle being set alight outside a house in on Ellerston Avenue in Isabella Plains last night.
“Investigating officers believe that this is a target incident relating to outlaw motorcycle gang activity. As a result, Taskforce Nemesis will be assisting Criminal Investigation detectives during the investigation,” Superintendent Turnbull said. Superintendent Steve Turnbull said that it was very fortunate that no one was injured during this incident.
At around 11 PM on Friday March 10th, ACT Fire and Rescue and police responded to a report of a vehicle fire. The fire was extinguished and deemed suspicious. A second vehicle also sustained fire damage.
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Investigations at the scene indicated that a firearm was discharged prior to the vehicle fire commencing. A crime scene is established and AFP Forensic Services will undertake a forensic review.
If you witnessed any suspicious activity around 11 PM last night along Ellerston Street, Isabella Plains, please contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or via act.crimestoppers.com.au. Information can be provided anonymously.