South Perth Firearm Incident

Cannington Detectives are seeking information regarding an incident in South Perth this morning, Saturday 18 January 2020, in which a man received a gunshot wound to one of his legs.

About 6:00am Police were called to Royal Perth Hospital in relation to a man who attended the hospital with an injury consistent with a gunshot wound.

Police attended the hospital and confirmed a 39-year-old man had a gunshot wound to one of his legs. The injury is not believed to be life-threatening.

As part of the investigation into this incident Police attended Parker Street, South Perth, where it is believed the victim was shot. The victim was taken to Royal Perth Hospital in a silver Hyundai Accent, which has since been located and examined by police.

At this time the incident is not believed to be a random incident.

Detectives would like to speak to anyone who saw or heard anything suspicious in the Parker Street area between 3:00am and 5:00am this morning, or who has CCTV or dash camera vision.

CCTV and dash camera vision can be uploaded via this link:

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or report the information online at

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