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‘Shots fired by men’ in the course of police pursuit from Gundagai to Yass

Posted December 13, 2015 12:36:24

Map: Yass 2582

Shots were fired in the course of a police pursuit and arrest at Yass in southern New South Wales, police say.

Police mentioned they were called to the Hume Highway at Gundagai about two:00am today following reports of a break and enter at a organization.

Two guys driving a ute were pursued from Gundagai to Yass for close to two hours, for the duration of which officers allege a quantity of shots had been fired by the guys.

About 3:40am, the males, both aged 23 from the ACT, stopped at a service centre at Yass, exactly where police said they forced the driver of a Ford Falcon out of his car at gunpoint.

Each men have been arrested at the service centre and had been taken to Yass Police Station.

Police mentioned at least a single firearm was seized for forensic examination.

An independent critical incident group from Monaro Neighborhood Location Command will now investigate all situations surrounding the incident, like the discharge of a police firearm in the course of the arrests.

Topics: crime, police, law-crime-and-justice, site visitors-offences, yass-2582, canberra-2600, act, bega-2550, nsw

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