A MAJOR manhunt is underway for a gunman who shot a man in the stomach outside a busy shopping centre on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast.
It happened in front of shocked witnesses in a car park outside the Currimundi Marketplace about 1.30pm.
It’s understood two men were seen accosting a third man moments before the shooting occurred.
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Police said witnesses called Triple Zero after hearing a single gunshot ring out and seeing two men speeding off in a sedan.
The victim, believed to be aged in his 40s, showed up at a medical centre in nearby Battery Hill a short time later, suffering a gunshot wound to his abdomen.
He has since been transferred to the Sunshine Coast University Hospital and is believed to be in a serious but stable condition.
A crime scene has been declared with detectives and forensic officers investigating.
No further information was available at the time of writing.
— Matty Holdsworth (@mattyh_cm) October 19, 2018
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