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Wallan and Mickleham men charged with murder

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VICTORIA Police homicide squad detectives have this morning charged two men with murder following a fatal shooting in Kalkallo last month. 

A 31-year-old Wallan man who was arrested yesterday was interviewed by police this morning and subsequently charged with one count of murder and home invasion. 

A 24-year-old Mickleham man who was yesterday charged with murder has also been charged with home invasion. 

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The pair will appear at Melbourne Magistrates’ Court today. 

Police executed six search warrants in Mickleham, Keilor, Craigieburn and Wallan yesterday. 

Police seized property from a Wallan home on Tuesday as part of an investigation into a murder at Kalkallo in September.

Detectives charged a 25-year-old Wallan man and a 19-year-old Craigieburn with home invasion and both were remanded to appear at Melbourne Magistrates’ Court today. 

Police released a 22-year-old Keilor woman and a 22-year-old Wallan man pending further enquiries. 

The charges follow an incident in Kalkallo on September 21 where a 22-year-old Kalkallo man was fatally shot. 

Emergency services were called to an address on Oodgeroo Road shortly after 4.15am following reports a man had been injured during an altercation at the address. 

Police located the 22-year-old Kalkallo man deceased at the property. 

Investigators believe the shooting was a targeted incident and the parties involved were known to each other. 

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