A schoolie celebrating the end of a milestone was shot in the leg by a BB gun last night.
The schoolie was walking through Main Beach with friends when he felt a sudden puncture on his leg.
Although the puncture wound was quite small officers told Gold Coast Bulletin journalist Robin Wuth that there was the potential for serious injury if it had hit the male in the wrong place.
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Officers continued to search nearby high rises but have not been able to locate the weapon or the shooter.