Woman dies in hospital after Perth shooting

TWO men are in police custody after a woman was shot dead in a block of units in Perth’s west early this morning.

Police confirmed the woman, believed to be aged in her 30s, was found in the Mayfair Street units suffering life-threatening gunshot wounds about 2am.

She was rushed to Royal Perth Hospital for emergency surgery, however was pronounced dead shortly after arriving.


According to local media reports, two men known to the woman are in police custody assisting with the investigation.

Earlier reports suggesting two people had been shot – one killed, the other critically injured – have since been dismissed.

There is no further information available at this time.