48-year-man fatally shot at his home in Phillip overnight
A crime scene has been established following the fatal shooting of a 48-year-old man in Phillip overnight.
At about 11.45pm last night, ACT Policing and the ACT Ambulance Service were called to reports of shots fired at a home in Mansfield Place.
One person was assessed and treated at the scene by ACT Ambulance Service Paramedics for a single gunshot wound and transported to hospital in a critical condition.
Unfortunately despite the best efforts of emergency service personnel the man died in hospital a short time later.
A female occupant that was at the home at the time was not injured.
Police have said they believe there was more than one offender involved.
Forensic investigators were seen gathering a number of items of evidence at the scene.
Investigations into the circumstances of the shooting are ongoing and police are following a number of lines of enquiry.
Anyone with any further information that could assist police is asked to contact crime stoppers on 1800 333 000.