ARMED Crime Squad detectives have arrested 30-year-old Scott Ramsay following a non-fatal shooting in Mickleham yesterday.
Ramsay was arrested in the Melbourne CBD shortly after 1.20pm today and is now being interviewed by police.
Police have been unable to locate his vehicle, believed to be an early-2000s-model gold Mercedes Sedan E Class with significant damage to the front of the vehicle.
Detectives are appealing for anyone with dash cam footage or CCTV around Hockley Avenue in Mickleham or Transit Drive in Campbellfield to come forward.
The arrest followed an incident where a 31-year-old Mickleham man was shot in his vehicle on Hockley Avenue, Mickleham, just before 8am on Thursday morning.
He was conveyed to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
Anyone with information about the whereabouts of the vehicle is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential crime report at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au.
A POLICE manhunt is on after a Mickleham man was shot in his car yesterday.
Armed Crime Squad detectives are appealing for assistance to locate Scott Ramsay following the non-fatal shooting.
The victim, a 31-year-old Mickleham man, was shot in his vehicle on Hockley Avenue, Mickleham just before 8am.
The victim was in his car when Ramsay allegedly pulled up alongside him in a second vehicle and shot him in the upper body.
A woman, who was talking to the victim at the time, was uninjured.
Ramsay subsequently pursued the victim’s vehicle, before ramming it and causing it to roll multiple times.
Ramsay exited his vehicle while it was still moving and approached the victim’s car, which had landed right up way.
The victim then drove to a business in Transit Drive, Campbellfield, where he received treatment from paramedics who happened to be driving past at the time.
He was then taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
It is believed the parties are known to each other.
Detectives from the Armed Crime Squad, along with local police, have conducted a significant search for 30-year-old Ramsay since the incident, however have not been able to locate him.
Ramsay is described as being approximately 185cm tall, with a solid build and brown hair.
He is believed to be travelling in an early-2000s-model gold Mercedes Sedan E Class with significant damage to the front of the vehicle.
Police have released images of Ramsay and his vehicle in the hope someone can provide information regarding his current whereabouts.
He is known to frequent the Greenvale, Broadmeadows and Craigieburn areas.
Detectives are also calling on Ramsay to come forward and make contact with police.
Anyone who sights Ramsay is asked not to approach him as he is believed to be armed, and to contact triple zero (000) immediately.
Anyone with information about the whereabouts of Ramsay or the vehicle is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential crime report at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au.