A man has been charged with attempted murder after a 15-year-old girl was hit by arrow at a supermarket in Ipswich, west of Brisbane.

The 25-year-old Bundamba man, wearing a black hoodie and a mask, was seen on Tuesday afternoon walking from Booval Railway Station along South Station Road holding a compound bow.

He allegedly shot an arrow at a woman who was jogging but missed.

He’s then accused of shootingr arrow at a passing car before going into the supermarket where he shot a third arrow, hitting the teenage girl.

He was restrained by members of the public until police arrived.

The teenager was taken to the Children’s Hospital to be treated for non-life threatening with wounds to her hand and stomach.

The man has been charged with attempted murder, torture and going armed so as to cause fear.


He will appear in the Ipswich Magistrates Court on Wednesday.


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