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Two Women Have Died After Triple Shooting Near Hervey Bay

Two women have been shot dead in a domestic incident at a property in Booral, near Hervey Bay this morning. 

Police were called at approximately 6:50am to the home after the alarm of a triple shooting was raised as the result of a domestic incident.

Unconfirmed reports suggest a 79 year old shot his wife and his female adult child before calling the police to admit to his crime.

The identities of the three persons have not been revealed.

Queensland Ambulance transported two of the victims to hospital in a critical condition, where they were due to be airlifted to a Brisbane Hospital for further treatment.

Police confirmed one woman was found deceased on arrival at the property. 

A man is currently undergoing emergency surgery after sustaining gunshot wounds. 

A crime scene has been established and police have commenced forensic examinations at the property. 

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

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.

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