A 24-year-old man has died in the RBH after being shot in the chest at his home in Petrie.
Emergency services were called to a unit block on Young Street following reports that a man had been shot, on arrival the 24-year-old was found with a serious gunshot wound to the chest and was rushed to hospital in a critical condition. He sadly passed away a short time later.
It's believed neighbours were the one to raise the alarm just after midnight, after hearing the sound of a gunshot.
Detectives have now commenced a homicide investigation into the incident, while two of the victim's friends who witnessed the shooting after assisting police with enquiries.