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1 dead, 3 wanted after shooting in Australia's Melbourne
1 dead, 3 wanted after shooting in Australia's Melbourne

Sydney, May 8 : The police force in the Australian state of Victoria has launched an investigation over a fatal shooting that occurred and killed one male passenger in a car with three still on the run and wanted by local authorities.

According to a statement released on Monday, emergency services were called to Vaucluse Boulevard in Melbourne's west at about 11:30 p.m. local time on Sunday.

A man was located in a black BMW sedan with critical gunshot injuries. Paramedics treated the man at the scene but were unable to save him.

Detectives were told that the BMW has been following a second vehicle, a white Mitsubishi sedan, through the Taylors Hill area in the lead-up to the shooting.

After the Mitsubishi crashed into bollards blocking vehicle access between Grange Terrace and Johnston Way, a man got out of the Mitsubishi and confronted the male driver and male passenger in the BMW, before firing a shot into the car.

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