Launceston CIB investigate shooting at Invermay

Launceston CIB is following a particular line of inquiry following a shooting at Invermay last night.


Police received a call that a man had been shot in the face at an address in Invermay about 10.20pm yesterday.


Upon attendance of emergency services a 33 year old man has sustained a wound to his left eye/temple area.  The man is in a stable condition in the Royal Hobart Hospital.


“At this early stage of the investigation, police believe the shooting was a targeted attack and we aren’t ruling out that the parties were known to each other,” Detective Inspector Gary Williams said.


“We are following a particular line of inquiry in relation to this.


“Police would like to hear from anyone who has any information in relation to the incident.”


Anyone with information contact Police on 131444 or information can be provided anonymously by calling Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or online at