Man in hospital after shooting outside funeral home


by AAP

A man has been taken to hospital after he was shot during an altercation outside a funeral home in Melbourne’s southeast.

Victoria Police found the man aged in his 20s with a gunshot wound at the intersection of Fifth Avenue and Seventh Avenue at Dandenong about 5.30am on Monday.

He was taken to the Alfred Hospital where he remained in a stable condition on Monday night.

Armed crime squad detectives were investigating and were yet to determine the circumstances of the shooting, police said.

Nine News reported the incident happened outside a funeral home during an altercation involving several people.

Police have urged anyone with information to come forward.