Police don’t but have an outline of the shooter, however imagine multiple particular person visited the condominium.
Talking to reporters on the scene, Inspector Paul Robotham stated it was “very regarding” that the offender was nonetheless on the run.
“Completely, that is very worrying for the entire group of Victoria and significantly right here,” he stated.
“Relaxation assured, we’ll be doing every little thing we will to make an arrest as quickly as attainable.”
The taking pictures was throughout the highway from the Corpus Christi Aged Care centre, the place individuals have needed to transfer behind police tape to go to their kinfolk at this time.
It’s also very near a youngsters’s park in Carlson Reserve, the place a bunch of younger individuals spent the morning coaching on the sports activities oval.
Cricketers needed to discover alternate routes to their sport, because the highway was closed to site visitors.
Al Wong stated he performed cricket on the reserve most Saturdays. “It’s extremely, very totally different from what you’d usually anticipate on this space,” he stated.
“This space is a really family-orientated place. There is a playground, the tennis membership [and] loads of college college students dwell round right here as nicely.”
Police are nonetheless on the scene in Melbourne’s south-east, and are but to find out the circumstances surrounding the incident. Murder detectives are combing the condominium for clues.
Courtney Walker lives a couple of homes away from the crime scene.
“We do not actually communicate to the neighbours round right here,” she stated.
“I did not hear a factor final night time. I went to the toilet at 5am, and woke as much as knocking at 7am asking, ‘Did you hear something at 5am?’.”
“I at all times thought Oakleigh to be fairly homely. It simply would not really feel actual. It would not really feel prefer it occurred.”
One other native resident, who requested to not be named, stated she had heard nothing in a single day.
“I am astonished, completely astonished. However as of late, you simply do not know,” she stated.
“It is definitely a bit sobering when it occurs near you.”
Worldwide college students Marshall Cao and Shuya Jia, who dwell within the metropolis, stated they have been booked in to see a rental condominium at 11am.
However it’s behind the police tape, and the particular person renting it was not answering their telephone.
“We needed to hire a home right here as a result of we will likely be college students at Monash,” Mr Cao stated.
Ms Jia stated the taking pictures had scared her. “Possibly we can’t dwell right here,” she stated.
Warren Lee, who has been residing in Clayton Rd for 10 years, stated it was a quiet space.
“It’s extremely horrifying. I did not hear something in any respect [this morning],” he stated.
One other close by resident Suki Yau stated she had simply been residing right here for a couple of months after transferring from Perth.
“It is fairly stunning somebody has been shot,” she stated.
Anybody with data ought to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
Nicole Precel is a video journalist and reporter at The Age. She can be a documentary maker.