Crowd Run After Man Shot at Soccer Game in Coolaroo

Victoria Police have released footage of a shooting at Coolaroo on Monday, May 22, showing a crowd of people running from gunfire.

According to police, a 21-year-old man had been playing indoor soccer with friends when he was shot at close range in the legs.

The footage shows a group of people running from the assailant. The man was taken to hospital with injuries to his upper body and legs.

“Given the nature of the incident, investigators are treating the shooting as an attempted murder. The attack is also believed to have been targeted and no one else was injured during the shooting. The vehicle believed to have conveyed the gunman to and from the shooting was located burnt out in Atkinson Place, Reservoir about one hour after the incident,” police said. Credit: Victoria Police via Storyful