Detectives from the Echo Task Force have arrested eight people today following a shooting in Coburg in April.
Police executed warrants at properties in Lalor, Reservoir, Northcote, Dallas, Campbellfield, Meadow Heights, Broadmeadows, Pascoe Vale and Box Hill from 4.30am this morning.
The following people were arrested:
· A 28-year-old Lalor man
· A 33-year-old Lalor man
· A 24-year-old Lalor man
· A 44-year-old Northcote woman
· A 44-year-old Reservoir woman
· A 33-year-old Box Hill woman
· A 16-year-old Reservoir man
· A 32-year-old Reservoir man
Several of those arrested are currently being interviewed by police in relation to the shooting, which occurred on Moore Street on 17 April.
A 41-year-old Fawkner man suffered a wound to his abdomen following the incident and was conveyed to hospital in a non-life threatening condition and has since been released.
Several others were arrested and are currently being interviewed by police in relation to drugs offences.