Melbourne shooting: People gunned down outside Australia nightclub – Daily Star


A GUNMAN has opened fire on multiple people outside a nightclub in Australia.

At least four people were wounded in the shooting

SHOOTING: At least four people were wounded in the shooting (Pic: FACEBOOK/ RAJA SHAKER)

The shooting happened outside the Love Machine nightclub in Prahran, at around 3.20am local time (6.20pm GMT).

Officers confirmed four people were rushed to hospital. 

A 28-year-old man and another man whose age was not immediately available were said to be in a critical condition. 

Officials also confirmed a 50-year-old man and a 29-year-old man wounded in the shooting. 

The gunman reportedly fled in a car

GETAWAY: The gunman reportedly fled in a car (Pic: TWITTER/ AHRON YOUNG)

They are said to have non-life-threatening injuries. 

It is understood one of those injured was a security guard.

A Victoria Police spokesman said: “The exact circumstances are still being established.” 

Police didn’t offer further information about the victims. 

Love Machine is located in the city's Prahran district

MELBOURNE: Love Machine is located in the city’s Prahran district (Pic: GOOGLE MAPS)

The shooting happened at the Melbourne nightclub

LOVE MACHINE: The shooting happened at the Melbourne nightclub (Pic: GOOGLE MAPS )

“The exact circumstances are still being established”

Victoria Police spokesman

According to reports, the gunman was using a stolen Porsche.

A witness on social media said they are “in shock” after seeing a shooting “right in front of us…while we were standing across the road”.

“Please if anyone is out at clubs please go home now. We are all in shock but we are all okay.”

Malvern Road was closed in both directions between Chapel Street and Surrey Road. 



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