Large police presence remains in Corryong after shooting

Corryong Police Station
Corryong Police Station

A LARGE number of police continue to investigate a shooting at Corryong amid moves to reassure the public the town is safe.

Officers from Melbourne have been deployed to the town.

Inspector Paul Hargreaves said there were active patrols in the area.

“Police are continuing to investigate the matter,” he said.

“We are willing to hear from members of the public who may not have come forward at this point in time.

“Contact police, or visit in person at Corryong.”

The shooting occurred in the town’s main street about 7.30pm on May 4.

Two cars collided at the time of the incident and a rural property at nearby Biggara was searched.

“We want the community to feel confident that these matters are being addressed and are of high importance to us,” Inspector Hargreaves said.

“It was the night of the deb ball as we understand, and we believe there may be more people who may know something.

“We want them to come forward.”