UPDATE | Brisbane doctor gunned down in his own garage

UPDATE @ April 16 2019 10.30 AM | TRIBUTES are flowing for a Brisbane doctor, who has been gunned-down in the garage of his own home.

The 56-year-old general practitioner was reportedly packing his car at his MacGregor property, when a man pulled up in a light coloured sedan or hatchback, around 11.40pm on Monday.

The man shot the doctor, who has not yet been identified, in the chest before getting back in the vehicle and driving off.


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Police believe the pair were not known to each other.

“The man’s family was home at the time, his wife and two adult children,” Detective Acting Inspector Steven McCartney said.

He was taken to Princess Alexandra Hospital in a critical condition, but was pronounced dead.

EARLIER @ April 16 2019 6.40 AM | A MAN has died after being shot at a home in Brisbane’s south.

Police were called to the property, on Delfin Drive in MacGregor, around 11.40pm on Monday to find the man with a gunshot wound to his chest.

The 56-year-old was transported to Princess Alexandra Hospital in a critical condition, where he was later pronounced deceased.

A crime scene has been established and investigators are urging anyone who may have witnessed the incident or has information to contact police.

If you have information for Police, please contact Policelink on 131 444 or provide information using their online form 24 hours per day.

You can also report information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers by calling 1800 333 000 or via crimestoppersqld.com.au 24 hours per day. Crime Stoppers is a registered charity and community volunteer organisation.

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