Man dies in Baxter shooting


Crime scene: Police comb the Station Crescent, Baxter property on Saturday for clues. Pictures: Gary Sissons

A 45-YEAR-OLD man arrested at the scene of a shooting fatality at Baxter on Saturday has been released pending further inquiries. He is believed to be known to the dead man.

Homicide squad detectives are awaiting the results of a post mortem into the death of the man found with a gunshot wound in the shed of a Station Crescent home about 11am, Saturday 16 September.

They are treating the man’s death as suspicious. He is yet to be formally identified.

Anyone with information or who may have witnessed the incident is urged to call Crime Stoppers 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential crime report at

First published in the Western Port News – 19 September 2017


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