A MAN, who was shot at a Butler home on Wednesday, December 14 remains in hospital in a stable condition, according to Royal Perth Hospital.
A police spokeswoman said Joondalup detectives were investigating after a 28-year-old man arrived at the Joondalup Health Campus about 2.45am seeking treatment for injuries, believed to be gunshot wounds.
The man was transferred to Royal Perth Hospital and on Saturday, December 17 a hospital spokesman told Yanchep News Online the man was still in hospital and in a stable condition.
Detectives urge anyone with any information to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or make a report online at www.crimestopperswa.com.au
Callers can remain anonymous if they wish.
Meanwhile, a Butler man, who WA Police believed was assaulted on Benenden Ave, was actually in a fight in Mindarie.
A WA Police spokeswoman said as part of their inquiries Joondalup detectives had established that the 30-year-old man was not assaulted in Butler as previously believed.
“It has been established that the man was involved in a physical altercation with two other men in the Mindarie marina carpark on Ocean Falls Boulevard on Friday, December 9,’’ she said.
She said one of the men believed to have been involved was described as being fair skinned, early to mid-20s with a medium build and short blonde hair.
He was said to be wearing a grey singlet.
The second man was described as being fair skinned, early to mid-20s with a slim build and short dark hair.
Detectives would like to speak to anyone who may have been in the area and may have information in relation to the incident.
Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or make a report online at www.crimestopperswa.com.au
The spokeswoman said the injured Butler man had been found about 7.15pm on Benenden Ave with serious head injuries.
“He was taken to Royal Perth Hospital where he underwent surgery for bleeding on the brain and fractures to his jaw and eye socket.
“He has since been released from hospital.
On Monday, December 12 a spokeswoman said the man was last seen by work colleagues on the Friday evening when he left a gathering on Benenden Ave to walk home.
“In particular, police would like to speak with the occupant of a red vehicle, possibly a 4WD, who stopped and provided initial first aid to the victim as he lay unconscious,’’ she said.