Another Man Shot Dead In Melbourne, The Fifth This Month
Another person has died following a shooting on a Melbourne street overnight, bringing the total to five deaths this month alone.
Officers were called to Springvale Road, Springvale just before midnight after reports of a single gun-shot.
A man, who is yet to be identified, was found with a gunshot wound and an unknown offender is believed to have fled before officers arrived.
Paramedics attended but the man died at the scene.
Police are yet to establish the exact circumstances surrounding the shooting.
It comes after four men were shot dead in incidents across Melbourne in just four days earlier this month.
Two men aged in their 30s were found dead 500 metres from each other in Melbourne's north on March 5.
With the shooters still at large, Victoria Police have raised concerns about the number of firearms circulating the city.