Police lay charges after shooting incident in Pakenham Upper

Armed Crime Taskforce detectives have charged a man following an incident in Pakenham Upper on 25 March.

It is alleged an armed man threatened police.

A firearm was discharged by officers and the man suffered a gunshot wound to the leg.

The 35-year-old was taken to hospital where he remains in a stable condition.

He has been charged with attempted murder and assault an emergency worker.

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