Melbourne pastry shop shot at with ‘assault rifle’

A shooter is on the run after a pastry shop in Melbourne's north was targeted while a man was inside. A 52-year-old man was inside the Reservoir pastry shop when gun shots were fired into the building in a drive-by attack just after 12.30am on July 12 last year. The man was not injured but multiple bullets holes were found in the front of the shop near the intersection of Cheddar Road and Broadway. READ MORE: Woman hit by truck in second fatal on Monash Freeway in under an hour One shot also travelled through the shop and into a neighbouring property. Police believed the shooter, who they have not been able to track down in their investigation, used a high-powered assault rifle. Detective Inspector Graham Banks said the use of the high-powered weapon was highly concerning. "It's really only luck that has prevented anyone in the vicinity being killed or seriously injured," he said. Insp Banks said police believed the incident was targeted but they were unsure of the exact moti..

A shooter is on the run after a pastry shop in Melbourne's north was targeted while a man was inside.

A 52-year-old man was inside the Reservoir pastry shop when gun shots were fired into the building in a drive-by attack just after 12.30am on July 12 last year.

The man was not injured but multiple bullets holes were found in the front of the shop near the intersection of Cheddar Road and Broadway.

READ MORE: Woman hit by truck in second fatal on Monash Freeway in under an hour

One shot also travelled through the shop and into a neighbouring property.

Police believed the shooter, who they have not been able to track down in their investigation, used a high-powered assault rifle.

Detective Inspector Graham Banks said the use of the high-powered weapon was highly concerning.

"It's really only luck that has prevented anyone in the vicinity being killed or seriously injured," he said.

Insp Banks said police believed the incident was targeted but they were unsure of the exact motive.

They have released CCTV of a car they believe may be able to assist with their enquiries, as well as an image of the semi-automatic rifle believed to have fired the shots.

They are also releasing a digital composite image of a male they believe may be able to assist with the investigation.

Anyone who recognises the vehicle or has information regarding the incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential crime report at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au

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