Man charged with shooting murder
A 26-year-old man has been charged with the shooting murder of another man in western Victoria this week.
Homicide squad detectives last night charged the Heywood man with one count of murder following a shooting in Portland on Monday afternoon.
Police said a 20-year-old man stumbled into Portland Hospital about 5.30pm on Monday with a gunshot wound to his stomach.
He underwent emergency surgery and was flown to The Royal Melbourne Hospital, where he died yesterday morning.
Police believe the man was shot in Willunga Street in Portland.
Detectives arrested the 26-year-old at a house in Barkly Street on Monday afternoon.
He has been remanded to appear at the Warrnambool Magistrates Court today.