Darwin – mass shooting

Darwin, at the tip of Australia’s Northern Territory has been rocked by a mass shooting with four dead. The shooter, Ben Hoffman (45) was known to police and had been on parole for a month under electronic surveillance. It is known that Hoffman had recently spent more than a year in prison. The weapon was a 12 guage shotgun which was legal.

A 75-year-old man died at Gardens Hill Crescent, a 57-year-old man was killed at the Buff Club in Stuart Park, and a 52-year-old man was fatally shot at Jolly St in Woolner. The motivation for the shooting is yet unclear.

Victim Hassan Boydoun

Below is a graphic outlining the event.

Further Updates will be added.

The 2013 Shooting (ABC)