Elderly man charged over worksite shooting in Melbourne’s west
An 89-year-old man has been charged following a shooting at a worksite in Ravenhall.
Paul Minichi, 89, allegedly arrived at the construction site with a hand gun and a walking stick, and fired two shots at a truck driver delivering a skip bin at the worksite.
Annette, whose son was working at the worksite next door, told Tony Jones other workers restrained the shooter.
“A guy has pulled up in a truck and came out and shot him twice … in the arm,” she said.
“It’s a citizen arrest. They’ve got him down.”
Another worker at the site wrestled the gun off the allege shooter.
The victim, a 58-year-old man, has undergone surgery and is in a stable condition.
Press PLAY below for Annette’s call to 3AW Mornings.
Police on scene at Rebecca Drive Ravenhall following an alleged shooting just before 8.30.
A man has non-life threatening gunshot wound to his upper body.
Workers on site restrained a man on scene until police arrived.
The man his 80s, is assisting police @9NewsMelb pic.twitter.com/3scH39Us8J
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