Second man charged over Helensvale shooting

A SECOND man has been charged over the shooting of another man who was shot in the leg and dumped on the side of a road at Helensvale last week.

The victim, a 42-year-old man, was found lying on Helensvale Road with a significant gunshot wound to his leg on Thursday July 19.

He was rushed to Gold Coast University Hospital, where he remains in a stable condition receiving ongoing treatment.


At a press conference on Friday, police revealed the shooting victim had to have his leg amputated following the incident.

As a result of investigations, a 27-year-old man from Arundel was arrested by police on July 22 and charged over his alleged involvement.

He was charged with armed robbery, acts intended to cause grievous bodily harm and breach of bail.

Yesterday, detectives also arrested a 27-year-old Nerang man in relation to the matter.

He was charged with one count each of acts intended to maim and robbery in company whilst armed.

He’s due to appear in the Southport Magistrates Court on July 27.

Shanee is a full-time Digital Journalist and Social Media Content Producer. In 2014, Shanee graduated from Griffith University’s Gold Coast Campus with a Bachelor of Communications majoring in Journalism, Public Relations and Marketing. Since joining 1029 Hot Tomato, Shanee has been keeping you up to date with breaking news and everything Gold Coast on myGC. Shanee also writes and photographs for Peony & Page, a personal home, style and travel blog & Instagram alias she founded in 2015.

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