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Shots fired, house burnt down In South-East QLD

A man is facing a string of charges after shots were fired and a house was burnt down at Nambour in Queensland's southeast.

Two men were arrested at the property on Sunday afternoon, one suffering a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Officers went to the house just before 5pm after receiving reports that a shot had been fired.

They had arrested one man when a second allegedly fired a gun while they were at the scene, forcing several streets to be shut down.

Shortly afterwards the second man, 47, came out of the house which subsequently was destroyed by fire. He's recovering in hospital from a gunshot wound.

A 47-year-old man from Nambour has been charged with two counts of serious assault police officer and one count each of acts intended to cause grievous bodily harm, arson, unlawful possession of a weapon, dangerous conduct with weapon, possess ammunition, contravention of domestic violence order and making threats.

He is due to appear in the Maroochydore Magistrates Court today.

The other man has not been charged.

Anyone with information which could assist with this matter should contact Crime Stoppers anonymously via 1800 333 000 or crimestoppers.com.au 24hrs a day.

Crime Stoppers is a registered charity and community volunteer organisation working in partnership with the Queensland Police Service.

For all non-urgent police reporting or general police inquiries contact Policelink on 131 444 or Policelink.qld.gov.au 24hrs a day.

National domestic violence helpline: 1800 737 732 or 1800RESPECT. In an emergency call triple-zero.


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