Man shot in face at Mayfield

A MAN was shot in the face at Mayfield on Tuesday night.

The man suffered non-life threatening injuries during the incident on the corner of Box Street and George Town Road about 9.45pm.

The 27-year-old also suffered minor injuries to his upper body.

Detectives charged a 22-year-old Prospect man soon after.

Police were alerted to the incident after shots were also fired in Invermay and Newnham areas.

Police have called the incident isolated and alleged the two men were known to each other.

The shooting is the second in Mayfield this year.

It follows a shooting at Invermay earlier this month.

The 22-year-old will face court on a numerous charges on Wednesday afternoon.

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