Discharge of firearm, Meridian Plains

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Police are investigating an incident which occurred at Meridian Plains just before midnight last night.
Initial investigations indicate shots were fired in the vicinity of a vehicle outside a residence on Rainforest Drive.
A 19-year-old male passenger received a gun shot wound and sustained bruising to his leg.
A man is currently assisting police which their inquiries.
 
UPDATE : 1:24pm
Police have charged 55-year-old Meridan Plans man after an incident at Meridan Plains just before midnight last night.
Initial investigations indicate shots were allegedly fired in the vicinity of a vehicle outside a residence on Rainforest Drive.
A 19-year-old male passenger received a gun shot wound and sustained bruising to his leg.
The man has been charged with one count each of an assault occasioning bodily harm whilst armed with a dangerous weapon, unlawful possession of a weapon and dangerous conduct with a weapon.
The man will appear in the Caloundra Magistrates Court on November 1.
If people witness hooning activity they are asked to contact 13 HOON (134 666).
Anyone with information which could assist police with their investigations should contact Crime Stoppers anonymously via 1800 333 000 or crimestoppers.com.au 24hrs a day.
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