Man Seriously Injured In Shooting On The Gold Coast

Police hunting the shooter.

Man Seriously Injured In Shooting On The Gold Coast 7News

 

Police are hunting for a shooter after a man was shot in the leg near a high school and rushed to a Gold Coast hospital in a serious condition.

Police were called to Helensvale Road in Helensvale about 2.30pm Thursday where they found the injured man.

A Queensland Ambulance Service spokeswoman said paramedics had assessed a man in his 40s for a "significant" leg injury.

He has been taken to Gold Coast University Hospital in a serious condition.

The shooting took place a short distance from Helensvale State High School.

A crime scene has been established and authorities are urging members of the public to avoid Helensvale Road, east of Warrego Way and Monterey Keys Drive.

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