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‘Targeted’: Man escapes shooting

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Shots were fired in a north Melbourne suburb overnight. Picture: Supplied

A north Melbourne neighbourhood was rocked by the sound of gunshots overnight in what police believe to be a targeted attack.

Around 10.30pm on Tuesday, police were told two men were engaged in an altercation at the the intersection of Longford and Norval crescents in Coolaroo.

Longford Cres where the incident allegedly occurred. Picture Google Maps.JPG
Gunshots were fired at the intersection of Longford and Norval crescents in Coolaroo overnight. Picture: Google Maps
Longford Cres where the incident allegeldy occured. Picture Google Maps.JPG
Investigators believe it was targeted attack. Picture: Google Maps

A man allegedly fired multiple gunshots at a 31-year-old victim.

Incredibly, he managed to escape uninjured and reported the matter to police.

Investigators believe the incident was a targeted attack.

Anyone with vision, information or who witnessed the incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or anonymously at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au