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(BRISBANE) JUST IN: A 24-year-old Caboolture man has been charged over a double-shooting murder yesterday #AceNewsDesk report

#AceNewsReport – Apr.20: Officers found two men, a 23-year-old and 37-year-old suffering from gunshot wounds: Both men were later pronounced deceased:

Man charged with murder over alleged double shooting in Caboolture north of Brisbane: ‘Police arrived at a unit complex on Lower King Street in Caboolture at about 5:15pm after reports of multiple gunshots’

updated Yesterday at 8:51am

Police tape across a property with a police van in background.
Police remain at the scene.(ABC News: Baz Ruddick)

Detective Superintendent Ben Fadian said: Police were still trying to work out a motive for the shooting: “ It appears the three men are known to each other … this was not a random incident and the community should not feel concerned about their own safety as a result of this,” he said: Witnesses told the ABC they saw paramedics working to revive one of the two men on the driveway’

Superintendent Fadian said: The area had been sealed off while the forensic examination of the scene continued and some people had been asked to vacate their homes:

Debris strewn across the driveway with police evidence numbers next to items.
Debris was strewn across the driveway as investigations continued into the alleged shooting.(ABC News: Baz Ruddick)
Paramedics work on Caboolture shooting victim
A photograph taken by a neighbour shows paramedics working on one of the victims. (Supplied)

“Accommodation’s been arranged for them [and] as soon as examination of the scene is completed they’ll be able to return to their residences,” he said.

Witnesses told police the man allegedly fled the scene in a Toyota Yaris.

About two hours later, the Caboolture man was arrested at a service station on Beenleigh Redland Bay Road at Cornubia.

A police car parked in front of a police shelter on a dark street.
Police at the scene of the double shooting.(ABC News: George Roberts)

Adam Bird, 24, was charged with two counts of murder, possess shortened firearm, unlawful possession of a weapons category A, B or M and authority required to possess explosives.

Police are also appealing for anyone who was in the vicinity of the shooting, between 4:30pm and 5:30pm yesterday, to come forward.

“Especially anyone who has dashcam footage to please contact us … at Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 and we can review that footage with them if they can provide it to us,” Superintendent Fadian said.

The man is due to appear in Caboolture Magistrates Court tomorrow.

Detectives seized the Toyota Yaris for forensic examination.

Investigations are continuing……

#AceNewsDesk report …………Published: Apr.20: 2021:

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