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A man has been arrested over a shooting this afternoon at Corio.
Police were called to an address in Springfield Court just after 4 this afternoon, where they found a 26-year-old man from Coburg suffering a gunshot wound to the leg.
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The man was taken to hospital by ambulance.
Neighbours told police they heard a shot followed by screaming, and then saw a car racing away from the scene.
Several hours later a grey Honda thought to have been used in the shooting was found and seized as part of the investigation.
Late today police arrested a 31-year-old man from Corio who is now assisting police with their inquiries.
It’s believed the victim, who is being treated at the Royal Melbourne Hospital, is refusing to speak to police.
Senior Constable ROB LLOYD from Geelong police says they're still searching for the gun used in the shooting.
Today’s incident comes just hours after a Melbourne gangland figure who was shot in the head a week ago, died in hospital.
While police are not completely ruling out links they believe today’s shooting in Geelong was a one-off.