Woman ‘shot’ in the leg on Melbourne street

Woman 'shot' in the leg on Melbourne street

Woman 'shot' in the leg on Melbourne street

A 44-year-old woman has been rushed to hospital after reportedly being shot in Melbourne’s inner-suburbs this afternoon.

Emergency services were called to a home on Leeds Street, Richmond, about 4.30pm following reports of a shooting.

The woman was discovered with non-life threatening injuries to her leg and was taken to the Alfred Hospital, police said in a statement.

She is in a stable condition.

The exact circumstances surrounding the incident are yet to be determined, with investigations now underway.

More to come.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000

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