Update – 04/08/2022 – 15:15
Queensland police have confirmed that three people are dead following a shooting at a rural property in Bogie near Collinsville this morning.
They were found with gunshot wounds and police say that investigations are ongoing into the situation.
A man with a gunshot wound to the abdomen is in a critical condition after police found him in a vehicle at Flagstone.
More details to come
Originally published – 04/04/2022
Queensland Police are reporting that multiple people have been shot on a rural property near Collinsville in the Whitsunday Region.
Police have made an emergency declaration under the Public Safety Preservation Act (PSPA) at 11:30 am with boundaries encompassing Sutherland Road, Normanby Road, Mount Compton Road and Starvation Creek.
Emergency services are currently undertaking operations in the area with police confirming that paramedics are treating one man with gunshot wounds to his abdomen, with the patient in a serious condition.
He was located some distance from the property, but officers have asked the public and aircraft to stay away from the property as it was reported by the ABC that the gunman is still at large.
It was further reported that the Queensland Ambulance Service (QAS) has sent eight crews from Mackay, Townsville, and Rockhampton while a RACQ rescue helicopter is also on its way to the area near Bogie.
More details to come.