Teen charged after Wyndham Vale alleged aggravated home invasion

Police car at Footscray Police Station. (Joe Mastroianni). 245950_03

Police have charged a man following an alleged aggravated home invasion in Wyndham Vale earlier this year, in which a resident was shot.

A 19-year-old Rockbank man was charged with attempted murder and aggravated home invasion, on Friday.

He has been remanded in custody to appear at the Melbourne Magistrates’ Court on February 25, 2022.

The charges follow an incident at a Ribblesdale Avenue property, which occurred about 2.20am on Sunday, August 8.

A number of men allegedly forced their way into a home before a confrontation occurred with one of the residents.

A 46-year-old Wyndham Vale man was shot in the upper body.

He was treated by paramedics at the scene and taken to hospital with serious injuries.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or lodge an anonymous report at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au