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Chisholm Double Murder

By johnboy - 26 March 2009 250

[First filed: March 24, 2009 @ 17:38]

Word is coming in that there’s been a major incident in Chisholm, possibly a shooting.

(One source reckon’s it’s a square up for the death of James Peisley over the weekend. CORRECTION: Now hearing that the link is limited to Peisley buying speed from one of the deceased)

More on this as and when it comes to hand.

UPDATE: ABC radio news on 666 is reporting two men have been shot dead on Couchman Crescent in Chisholm.

ANOTHER UPDATE: The Herald Sun is claiming it’s a bikie related killing. A person is assisting with inquiries and a firearm has been recovered.

FURTHER UPDATE: The Canberra Times informs that is believed the man being questioned is a brother of one of the victims.

The AFP website remains irresolutely useless. But Crimestoppers has two items on this:

    1. Police incident, Chisholm:

    ACT Policing is at the scene of an incident in Couchman Crescent where a man has been shot.

    About 3.10pm today (March 24) police and ACT Ambulance Service received a call for assistance amid reports that a man had suffered a gunshot wound. The area around Couchman Crescent was cordoned off as police responded to the incident.

    ACT Ambulance declared the man deceased at the scene. Territory Investigations Group officers are investigating the circumstances surrounding the man’s death.

    The area remains blocked off to members of the public as police continue their inquiries in relation to the matter. A number of people are currently assisting police with their investigations.

    2. Second deceased person located, Chisholm:

    Police responding to a shooting incident in Couchman Crescent, Chisholm this afternoon have located a second deceased person in a rear yard of a house.

    About 3.10pm today (March 24) police and ACT Ambulance Service received a call for assistance amid reports that a man had suffered a gunshot wound. The area around Couchman Crescent was cordoned off as police responded to the incident. ACT Ambulance declared the man deceased at the scene.

    A search of the immediate area resulted in a second deceased person being located. A weapon has been recovered and will undergo forensic investigation.

    A man has been apprehended by police and is currently being interviewed at Tuggeranong Police Station.

    Territory Investigations Group officers are investigating the circumstances surrounding the deaths. The area remains blocked off to members of the public as police continue their inquiries in relation to the matter.

MORE UPDATES: The Brisbane Times is claiming one of the victims was affiliated with the Rebels OMCG. The Australian is asserting a drug link.

FURTHER UPDATE: Bikernews.net is choosing to link to a News Limited story claiming it was related to a love triangle, and not motorcycle gangs.

    But a Rebels Motorcycle Club life member said club ties had nothing to do with the shooting, which occurred at the hands of a jilted ex-lover.

    The man, who did not wish to be named, said one of the victims was a close friend and a fellow Rebels member for around 30 years.

    “He’s been in a lot of trouble over his life, had a pretty tough time in his life at times,” the man said.

    “I sort of expected (him) to be somebody on the other side of things, more likely to be shooting at somebody than getting shot at.

    “It was over a girl from what I believe. It’s a love triangle. He’s gone out with this girl, the ex-boyfriend has come back.”

    The man said he did not know the identity of the other man involved in the shooting or if he was a member of the Rebels or any other motorcycle club.

    “All I know was that it wasn’t club related, it was just ex-boyfriend-shoots-new-boyfriend-love-triangle,” he said.

AFP MEDIA UNIT BREAKS SILENCE:

    The investigation into the fatal shooting of two men, believed to be aged 48 and 57, in Chisholm yesterday afternoon is continuing.

    At this stage, investigations by ACT Policing indicate the shooting was not gang related.

    A 20-year-old man has been conveyed to the Regional Watch House where he is expected to be charged with two counts of murder later this morning.

    2. Man charged, Chisholm shootings

    A 20-year-old man from Chisholm will appear before an ACT Magistrate later this morning charged with two counts of murder.

    This follows the fatal shooting of two men in the vicinity of a residence in Couchman Crescent, Chisholm yesterday afternoon.

    At this stage, investigations by ACT Policing indicate the shootings were not gang related.

SUSPECT NAMED: News report that the suspect has been named as Russell Field, 20, of Chisholm. Bail was formally refused. Mr. Field is to re-appear on 15 April. His lawyer says he will be defending the charges.


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monomania 5:15 pm 09 May 09

mirrorimage said :

These are the comments that offend and upset those that are close to the men you are belittling yes you have to go under aliases and you can talk tough stuff that is uncalled for and disrespective but how about you’s grow up

So is mirrorimage you first or surname?

vg 4:25 pm 09 May 09

Devil_n_Disquiz said :

You knew them both did you Innie ?? I didn’t know the Rebel. But could you tell me what was so bad about my mate Greg pls ? You obviously know something I didn’t.

His choice of company would be a good start

Devil_n_Disquiz 4:14 pm 09 May 09

You knew them both did you Innie ?? I didn’t know the Rebel. But could you tell me what was so bad about my mate Greg pls ? You obviously know something I didn’t.

vg 4:04 pm 09 May 09

“but how about you’s grow up”

OMFG

Ingeegoodbee 1:14 pm 09 May 09

I’ll jump in here to save you the embarrassment of becoming a three post nutbag on you maiden excursion on RA mirrorimage.

Dry your eyes princess. These scum bags and the people who call them friends got a fitting end to a life that wasn’t worth living. I heard they died on their knees … gee what do you think that says about the calibre of these men? Personally, I’d have to say the bloke who pulled the trigger was doing this town a service.

mirrorimage 12:51 pm 09 May 09

Ingeegoodbee said :

I wouldn’t discount the gay angle on this. The majority of Rebels MC members are quite used to sucking a bit of cock and bending over – they’re skills learnt in prison because they’re not smart enough to set up a racket.

Instant Mash said :

Starscream @ work said :

There has not been any mention of a woman, just three men and a lovers triangle.

and this quote from Instant Mash I’m not saying this to make a gay joke, or be funny, or whatever…

But seriously, just because it seems unlikely that it was a gay love triangle, that doesn’t mean that it definitely wasn’t. So far, they have yet to prove anything as to whether it was or not.

These are the comments that offend and upset those that are close to the men you are belittling yes you have to go under aliases and you can talk tough stuff that is uncalled for and disrespective but how about you’s grow up

mirrorimage 12:33 pm 09 May 09

fhakk said :

Rebels – that’s the first thing I thought of. They haven’t had much of a public presence in the current bikie war in Sydney so far. It’s been Notorious, Hells Angels, Banditos and Comancheros. Wonder why they’re involved now?

Their South-side clubhouse is nearby as well, apparently.

The Rebels are not getting involved in any club war, what happened that day had nothing to do with the club it was just unfortunate a 20 year member was shoot dead but it was for complete personal reasons and not club related. Facts are but then rumors and lies thats how things get out of hand

Spideydog 6:21 pm 28 Mar 09

lol

vg 6:07 pm 28 Mar 09

“but I don’t judge a person’s intelligence on how they spell “

sadly you are in the minority

monomania 6:00 pm 28 Mar 09

Actually my spelling is pretty wrotten too but I don’t judge a person’s intelligence on how they spell but what they say. I don’t believe in gods but thanks for your sincere regards.

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