Fifth person shot dead in Vic over 10 days

| 11.03,19. 07:39 AM |




Fifth person shot dead in Vic over 10 days



A man has been shot dead in southeast Melbourne in the fifth fatal shooting in the city in less than a fortnight.


Emergency services were called to Springvale Road in Springvale, just before midnight on Sunday following reports of a single gunshot.


The man, who is yet to be formally identified, died at the scene and Victoria Police are searching for the shooter.


His death follows a spate of recent shootings in Melbourne and he's the fifth person to die as a result of gun-related violence in four incidents over 10 days.


The previous shootings were in Kensington, Dandenong and Meadow Heights.


Forensic police remain at the scene.


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