Two men are in custody after police conducted searches into the shootings at Kings Meadows and South Launceston yesterday, but neither have been charged.
Police said investigations into the two shootings remained ongoing, with a clear line of inquiry, despite not charging anyone with a firearm related offence.
Yesterday afternoon, a search involving officers on the ground and in the air led police to arresting two men over the Kings Meadows shooting.
A 27-year-old Rocherlea man and a 34-year-old St Leonards' man remain in custody however they have not been charged with any offences.
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A man was shot in the pelvis in his home in Guy Street in the early hours of Wednesday and the 44-year-old victim was taken to Launceston General Hospital, having suffered non-life threatening injuries.
The Normanstone Road incident involved a gun being fired into a home on Tuesday about 6.30pm. A man was inside at the time, but not physically injured.
Police believed the South Launceston shooting was the result of a dispute between neighbours and not related to Wednesday's shooting at Kings Meadows.
As part of investigations into the shootings, police also took five others into custody on Wednesday.
A 29-year-old man from West Launceston was arrested on warrant for failing to appear in court and later bailed.
A 29-year-old man from Prospect has been charged with drug driving and bailed.
A 28-year-old man from Kings Meadows has been charged with driving offences and bailed.
A 19-year-old Summerhill woman has been charged with drug offences and bailed.
A 19-year-old woman from Kings Meadows has been charged with drug offences, including selling a controlled drug, and bailed.
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