Woman shot in the head on Gold Coast

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Woman shot in the head on Gold Coast
Gold Coast Bulletin

Photo: Josh Adsett

Police and paramedics at the scene of a shooting at McDonald's Helensvale.

A MAN has reportedly shot a woman, then himself in an incident on the Gold Coast this morning.

Emergency crews have rushed to the McDonald’s on Siganto Dr, Helensvale after reports two people were shot at 9.20am.

It’s understood the man shot the woman in the head.

Initial reports suggest the man has been shot in the stomach. He is still breathing and is also being treated by ambulance officers.

The man was allegedly disarmed at the scene, with police officers reportedly taking a gun from his hand.


Traffic is being diverted from the area around Siganto Dr. Avoid the area if possible.

Several witnesses are understood to have seen the incident from inside the McDonald’s store.

Anyone experiencing difficulties should contact Lifeline on 13 11 14.