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Man shot at caravan park: two men at large

A crime scene has been established at a Brisbane caravan park after a shooting. Photo: Channel 9
A crime scene has been established at a Brisbane caravan park after a shooting. Photo: Channel 9

A MAN has been shot in the torso after a confrontation with two men at a caravan park on Brisbane's southside.

A volley of up to five shots was heard at a caravan park on Hellawell Road, Sunnybank Hills just before 5am on Monday.

The ambulance service said a man aged in his 50s was shot in the left side of the torso.

He's been taken to the Princess Alexandra Hospital in a serious condition.

One witness has told Channel Nine that he heard up to five shots.

Police said on Monday morning they remained are at the scene of the shooting at Sunnybank Hills.

"Initial investigations suggest that two unknown men, one armed with a firearm, have arrived at the caravan park and after a short argument with another man have fired the gun striking the man,'' police said in a statement.

"The two men have then left the scene in a vehicle.

"A 54-year-old man has been transported to the Princess Alexandria Hospital in a serious condition with a gunshot wound to the body.

"Investigations are continuing and there is no further information available at this time."

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.

More on this at the Courier-Mail

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