2019 Darwin shooting

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2019 Darwin shooting
LocationDarwin, Northern Territory, Australia
Date4 June 2019 (2019-06-04)
Non-fatal injuries

On 4 June 2019, a mass shooting happened in the CBD of Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia. Police said that that four people were killed in the incident and another person was injured. A 45-year-old gunman was arrested.[2][1]

Witnesses say the gunman entered the Palms Hotel on McMinn Street, Darwin and used a pump-action (or sawn-off) shotgun to shoot a hotel room door.[3] Around 20 shots were fired by the suspect.[4]

At the time of his arrest, the man, a suspected member of a motorcycle gang who had been released from prison in January, was wearing an electronic monitoring bracelet.[5]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Darwin shooting: Up to five people killed in CBD, 45yo alleged gunman arrested by NT Police". ABC News. 4 June 2019. Retrieved 4 June 2019.
  2. "Darwin shooting: At least four killed, others injured". Seven News. 4 June 2019. Retrieved 4 June 2019.
  3. Cave, Damien (2019-06-04). "Gunman Kills 4 in Darwin, Australia". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2019-06-04.
  4. "Four killed in northern Australia shooting". BBC. 4 June 2019. Retrieved 4 June 2019.
  5. Martin, Lisa (2019-06-04). "Darwin shooting: four people dead as police reveal suspect was on parole". The Guardian. ISSN 0261-3077. Retrieved 2019-06-04.