Reports of shots fired in Benowa park a false alarm

POLICE have conducted air and ground patrols of a Gold Coast park this afternoon following several reports of possible shots fired.

Multiple police units attended the park on Heeb Street in Benowa around 2.30pm, assisted by the police helicopter overhead.

Witnesses said a man was seen walking through the park towards a red Holden commodore when they heard what sounded like a single gun shot.


Police have searched the area but have been unable to confirm the reports.

PolAir is conducting further patrols for the red vehicle seen leaving the area.