The armed gunmen who shot skilled boxer Sam Abdulrahim in Melbourne yesterday are nonetheless on the run.
The 30-year-old was shot within the chest at the least thrice at Fawkner Cemetery.
Pictures present Abdulrahim’s black bullet-ridden Mercedes-Benz sitting outdoors Fawkner police station.
Talking to reporters at the moment, Victorian Premier Andrews stated each he and Victoria Police took points with gangs and gun crime “very significantly”.
“I am very assured that the folks concerned on this utterly unacceptable behaviour will really feel the complete drive of the legislation,” he stated.
It is believed occupants of a Mazda SUV fired pictures right into a Mercedes station wagon on Field Forest Street shortly earlier than 12pm.
Police say the offenders crashed into a hearth hydrant and pole on Field Forest Street, close to Sydney Street earlier than the 2 males, clad in balaclavas, carjacked a close-by Ford Territory wagon earlier than driving off.
The deserted Ford Territory was discovered by police round 15 kilometres away, in Epping, round 10pm.
Police stated a feminine driver and a younger baby have been within the Ford Territory on the time however have been unhurt through the confrontation.
Abdulrahim drove himself to a police station and was transported to Royal Melbourne Hospital, the place he stays in a essential situation.
Fawkner resident, Danny Perini stated it was surprising the incident occurred so near dwelling.
“A good friend drove handed and stated there was a little bit of commotion on the the police station,” he stated.
“There’s been a taking pictures right here. That automotive has a few holes by way of the window.
“It is only a bit regarding contemplating we solely reside 500 metres away.”
Victoria Police confirmed detectives from the Armed Crime Squad are investigating the incident and trying to find the perpetrators.
Police confirmed the taking pictures was a focused assault.
These with CCTV footage of the incident or who witnessed something associated to the taking pictures are urged to contact police.