Man arrested over alleged Collinsville shooting
UPDATE: A MAN has been arrested after another man sustained a gunshot wound in Collinsville early this morning.
According to police, it will be alleged that at 12.45am this morning, three men arrived at a home on Bowen Developmental Road where a verbal altercation occurred with a resident of that address.
The male resident then allegedly walked back inside and retrieved a firearm before shooting one of the three men in the stomach.
The injured man was helped into a vehicle by his associates and transported to Collinsville Hospital, the police spokesman said.
"The 29-year-old Collinsville man was airlifted to Townsville Hospital where he remains in a critical but stable condition.
"Police were notified and attended the address on Bowen Developmental Road a short time later where a 26-year-old Collinsville man was taken into custody.
"He is currently assisting police with inquiries."
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EARLIER: A MAN is in critical condition after receiving a gunshot wound early this morning.
A Queensland Police Service spokeswoman said police responded to reports of a man allegedly injured by a gunshot at Bowen Developmental Road in Collinsville about 12.45am.
The 29-year-old man had injuries to his stomach and was transported to Collinsville Hospital, the spokeswoman said.
He has since been flown to Townsville Hospital where he remains in a critical but stable condition, the spokeswoman said.
Another man is currently assisting police with their inquiries.