Man shot in face, another attacked with hammer

UPDATE at 4:45 PM | POLICE are hunting three people who stormed a house and shot a man in the face before attacking his older brother with a hammer on the Gold Coast.

The armed trio allegedly stormed a home on Pymble Place in Robina about 11.40am on Sunday.

Police said a 27-year-old man sustained a gunshot wound to his jaw, while his 29-year-old brother was hit over the back of the head with a hammer.


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Speaking to reporters at the scene, police said three offenders fled the scene in a small black car and remain at large.

Police have confirmed nothing was stolen from the property and believe a shotgun was used in the attack.

Both the injured men were taken to Gold Coast University Hospital in a serious but stable condition.

Police said their injuries were non-life-threatening.

The motive for the attack, or whether the offenders knew the victims is not yet known.

Anyone with information that could assist police with their investigation should call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

FIRST at 2:30 PM | A MAN has reportedly been shot and another beaten over the head with hammer at a house on the Gold Coast.

Police and paramedics were called to the home on Pymble Place in Robina about 11.40am on Sunday.

There are reports that one man was shot in the face while another was attacked with a hammer.

Speaking to myGC, a police spokeswoman confirmed two men had been assaulted at the address, but could not say whether anyone had been shot.

Both men, believed to be aged in their 20s, have been taken to the Gold Coast University Hospital.

The victims are brothers, according to 9NEWS.

They are both believed to have been transported to hospital in stable conditions.

Channel Nine reporter Isabelle Mullen was at the scene and said police were looking for three offenders.

A crime scene has been declared at the Pymble Place home, which has been taped off and is crawling with police.

Anyone with information that could assist police with their investigation should call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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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