Updated January 23, 2020 05:37:47In the early hours of Friday morning, a gunman opened fire at a Barangara shooting scene at a shopping centre in West Lakes.
The man then drove away.
Witnesses at the scene said the shooter fled the scene on foot, but he returned later.
Police were searching for the man, who they described as wearing a white baseball cap and a dark jacket.
He was described as a heavyset Caucasian man in his early to mid-30s with a medium build.
Investigators said he had a black and grey jacket and a backpack.
“We’re still trying to establish the circumstances of the incident,” Superintendent Neil Kelly said.
Investigations continue into whether the incident was a targeted attack or if someone else may have been targeted.
Earlier, police said there was no immediate threat to the community and a firearm had been seized.
In a statement, West Lakes District Council said it was in contact with the Department of Primary Industries (DPI) and police about the incident.
A spokeswoman said the district was assisting with the police investigation.