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Two Nagambie firearms incidents prompt serious investigation

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August 12, 2017

A map shows the streets where two separate firearms incidents took place over the course of one week in Nagambie.

Mitchell Crime Investigation Unit is investigating two firearms incidents that took place over the course of one week in Nagambie.

According to the police, the first incident occurred at about 10pm on Monday July 31 in Church St, Nagambie, when a resident was woken by a loud noise.

“He found his front window broken and two apparent bullet holes in the fascia of his house,” a police spokesperson said.

The second incident took place one week later on Monday August 7 when occupants at a Robinson St, Nagambie, residence were also woken by a loud noise.

“Investigations revealed that an unknown person has discharged a firearm resulting in a bullet penetrating a front window of the address,” the spokesperson said.

“This bullet entered the house and lodged in an internal wall opposite the window.”

The spokesperson said police were taking the matter extremely seriously although it was not known if the incidents were related, whether they were accidental, or if the premises were targeted.

Police are seeking assistance and anyone with any information that may assist in the investigation of these two incidents should contact Crime Stoppers or Detective Jeff Carland at Mitchell Crime Investigation Unit on 5735 0263.

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