Crime and Court

Alleged gunman arrested in Dawesville

Police swarm a property in Dawesville. Photo: Skeer News.

Police have charged a man after two shootings including an incident which saw a man shot in the groin south of Rockingham last week.

Gang Crime detectives including the Tactical Response Group swarmed a Dawesville street on Thursday just before 10am.

Its understood they arrested Parmelia man and former Mongol member Dylan Edward Ghilardi along Country Club Drive.

Police alleged the 31-year-old, along with two others, drove a silver Holden Commodore onto the driveway of a rural Stake Hill Road property in Port Kennedy about 1pm on Monday.

Police at the scene of a rural property in Port Kennedy where a man was shot. Photo: Tex Reeks.

Police allege he fired a shotgun at a man in his 30s.

The man suffered gunshot wounds to his legs and groin.

He was rushed to Rockingham General Hospital and transferred to Royal Perth Hospital where he remains in a critical but stable condition.

Investigators also charged Mr Ghilardi after a man was shot at Baldivis cemetery on August 16 last year.

It’s understood the two were known to each other.

The victim survived the ordeal.

Port Kennedy shooting. Photo: Tex Reeks.

The Gang Crime Squad are still working to track down the two others allegedly involved in the Port Kennedy shooting who they warn may be armed and dangerous.

Investigators believe Jamie Robert Collins can assist with their enquiries.

Police say the 29-year-old is frequent the southern suburbs, including the Byford and Kwinana areas.

“Mr Collins may be armed and members of the public are urged not to approach him, but to call 131 444 immediately, ” WA Police said.

Pictured: Jamie Robert Collins.

He is described as having extensive facial tattoos across his jawline and forehead.

Mr Ghilardi appeared in Rockingham Magistrates Court on Friday charged with several offences including two counts of possessing a firearm in circumstances of aggravation and aggravated grievous bodily harm.

He was remanded in custody and is due to reappear next month.

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