Police Update: Wounding Incident At Cairns

Police have charged a man following an incident at Edge Hill on Thursday, March 28.

Emergency services responded after reports a man allegedly was shot on Collins Avenue at 1pm.

It will be alleged two vehicles collided and one person discharged a firearm at another person before leaving on foot.

A 43-year-old man was located later that day with a non-life threatening single gunshot wound to the leg.

A 35-year-old Varsity Lakes man has been charged with acts intended to maim, disfigure, or disable and contravening an order about information necessary to access information stored electronically.

He is expected to appear before the Townsville Magistrates Court on April 1.


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