Shots fired at Kingston overnight

POLICE are investigating an incident where a firearm was discharged at Kingston overnight.

Police were called to a residence in Mawarra Street just before 1.00 this morning following reports of an altercation between four men and a woman who are known to each other. During the incident a baseball bat was used and a firearm was discharged however no one was injured as a result of the gun being fired.

A 34-year-old Beenleigh man received lacerations to his head and was transported to the Logan Hospital and later released.

A 24-year-old Eagleby man received an abdomen injury and was transported to the Princess Alexandra Hospital and later released.

A 23-year-old Kingston man sustained a serious head injury and was transported to the Princess Alexandra Hospital.

A 23-year-old man from Waterford has been charged with offences unrelated to the altercation including one count each of supply dangerous drug, possess property used in connection with offence, possess restricted weapon, possess drug paraphernalia and two counts of possess dangerous drug. He is due to appear Beenleigh Magistrates Court tomorrow.

A 21-year-old Kingston woman is assisting police with their inquiries.

Investigations into the matter are ongoing.

Anyone with information which could assist with this matter should contact Crime Stoppers anonymously via 1800 333 000 or crimestoppers.com.au 24hrs a day.


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