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Three men on the run after aggravated burglary and shooting in Emerald

3AW News

Police are investigating an aggravated burglary and shooting in Emerald this morning.

Three men are believed to have forced their way into a property on Cornish Road at around 4.30am.

One of the men, described as Caucasian, shot a 53 year old male occupant of the house in the leg.

The victim has been taken to hospital with non life-threatening injuries.

The other two occupants of the house were not harmed.

The men are believed to have fled in a white car, possibly a RAV4 or another similar model.

All three men remain on the run.

Police believe the attack was a targeted incident.

An investigation into the burglary and shooting is ongoing.

Police urge anyone with information to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or log into crimestoppersvic.com.au.

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