Irish accented pair arrested after Point Cook shooting manhunt ends in Suffolk Park

Irish accented pair arrested after Point Cook shooting manhunt ends in Suffolk Park
Irish accented pair arrested after Point Cook shooting manhunt ends in Suffolk Park

Homicide Squad detectives have arrested two men following a shooting at Point Cook last week that left a Sydney estate agent with life-threatening injuries.

Sid Morgan (pictured), the Hills Shire, Sydney estate agent, suffered serious head injuries after a shot to his forehead.

Jack Harvey (left), 26 and Mark Dixon, 30 (pictured below) were arrested this afternoon at Broken Head, near Byron Bay.

Irish accented pair arrested after Point Cook shooting manhunt ends in Suffolk Park

(source: Victoria Police)

The pair is currently assisting police with their enquiries.

Warrants were issued for the arrest of the men after the shooting of Sid Morgan, a 53-year-old man at a Spraypoint Drive home about 11pm on 21 February.

He remains in critical condition at the Royal Melbourne Hospital.

This is the second set of arrests that has taken place, with two men from Melbourne's west being released without charge after being arrested on Saturday.

In 1995, Morgan, who previously went by the name of Said, was a detective in NSW police force in the 1990s.

He became aware of allegations that his brother-in-law, Mansour Suha, had been molesting three young girls, two of them his young relatives. He then shot Suha, shooting the man six times.

In 1996 a jury rejected the Crown argument that it was a revenge shooting, finding Mr Morgan instead acted out of fear for the girls' safety.

A jury took 33 minutes to decide his actions were justified. 

He was however refused reinstatement into the NSW police force. 

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