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Two men dead, one woman injured in Devonport shooting


Tasmania Police were called to a house in Devonport at 1am on Saturday, where they found a man dead, a woman injured and the shooter moments from death. Picture: PATRICK GEE
Tasmania Police were called to a house in Devonport at 1am on Saturday, where they found a man dead, a woman injured and the shooter moments from death. Picture: PATRICK GEE

Two men are dead and a woman is in hospital after a shooting in northern Tasmania in the early hours of Saturday.

Police were called to William Street, Devonport at 1am, where they found a woman outside with a gunshot wound.

Inside, they found one man dead and another with gunshot injuries who was taken to hospital. He died a short time later.

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Tasmania police say there were two children at the property who were not physically injured.

Early investigations suggest the man who died in hospital was the offender and that he knew the other man and woman.

Police will address the media later on Saturday.

More to come.

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