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Four People Shot in Bogie in North Queensland, Gunman on the Loose

Emergency services report that the shooter is still at large after shooting four people

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Ishita Chakraborty
Ishita Chakraborty
Editor-in-Chief at Transcontinental Times, Computer Science Graduate, PG diploma in Journalism and Mass communication. Ishita is a youth activist for PETA India, President of Girlup IWO, and a linguaphile. She covers social issues, politics, UN initiatives, sports, and diversity.

AUSTRALIA. Queensland: Police have closed down an area of rural Queensland as they are investigating a shooting incident. Emergency services report that the shooter is still at large after shooting four people.

Several people were reportedly injured in a shooting in Bogie, northwest of Mackay, on Thursday morning.

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Under the Public Safety Preservation Act, an emergency has been declared, enabling police to set up an evacuation zone.

Authorities have so far established that one guy was discovered with a gunshot wound. The patient was flown to Mackay base hospital by an RACQ rescue helicopter.

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“One male has been located some distance from the property and is currently being treated for a gunshot wound,” police said on Twitter.

“Police are currently conducting emergency operations in the area and requesting members of the public and aircraft not to attend the location.”

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According to a Queensland Ambulance spokeswoman, the incident was initially reported to them via phone at 8:54 am on Thursday.

Although the incident was initially believed to have occurred in Bogie, a small rural community nearby, the police described the scene as being close to Collinsville.

A local claimed that she learned of the shooting at around 11 am when she got a call from a neighbor who reported “a shooting at the Bogie.”

According to Queensland police, “updates will be released when information is available, but there is no additional detail at this time.”

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  • Ishita Chakraborty

    Editor-in-Chief at Transcontinental Times, Computer Science Graduate, PG diploma in Journalism and Mass communication. Ishita is a youth activist for PETA India, President of Girlup IWO, and a linguaphile. She covers social issues, politics, UN initiatives, sports, and diversity.

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