Man charged over shooting after stolen car rolls

by admin on July 14th, 2018

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The 23-year-old will face court on Monday charged with attempted murder. Photo: SuppliedA man has been charged after a string of car thefts between Redland Bay and the Gold Coast, which left a man with a gunshot wound.
Nanjing Night Net

Police will allege a 23-year-old man, who was driving a stolen vehicle towing another stolen vehicle, crashed on Serpentine Creek Road at Redland Bay about 7pm on Saturday.

When passers-by stopped to assist the man, he allegedly produced a rifle and demanded the keys to their vehicle. They complied and he drove off.

The stolen vehicle was later found in a carpark at Ormeau about 8.30pm.

It will be further alleged that just before midnight the same man tried to break into a car parked in the front yard of a home on Arjuna Way at the Gold Coast.

The car owner confronted the thief, who allegedly shot the man in the stomach before running away.

The 48-year-old man was transported to Gold Coast University Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Police officers tracked a stolen vehicle driving in the Beenleigh area about 10.30pm on Sunday evening and laid out a tyre deflation device in Helensvale.

The vehicle came to a stop on Brisbane Road and two men were taken into custody.

A 23-year-old Palm Beach man was charged with one count each of attempted murder, unlawful possession of a weapon, threatening violence, possessing dangerous drugs, attempted unlawful use of a motor vehicle, enter premises and commit an indictable offence and trespass.

He was also charged with three counts each of unlawful use of a motor vehicle and dangerous operation of a motor vehicle as well as two counts each of burglary, failing to stop and driving whilst disqualified.

A 24-year-old man from Redland Bay, a passenger in the stolen vehicle, was charged with unlawful use of a motor vehicle and possessing pipes or utensils.

Both men were due to appear in Southport Magistrates Court on Monday.

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