Elderly man shot in terrifying SE Qld home invasion

A man has been shot during a frightening home invasion in south-east Queensland this morning.

The 87-year-old man was injured when two thieves broke into his Mary Street, Ipswich home around 5.20am.

Police say the two men caused a significant amount of damage to the eldery man’s home before shooting him in the leg.


He was taken to the Princess Alexandra Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Police are appealing for anyone who may have witnessed the incident or have any information which may assist with investigations to contact Crime Stoppers.