Hunt continues for Boronia shooter

Police are calling on people to come forward if they have any information regarding a shooting in Boronia on Saturday 6 November. Picture: SUPPLIED.

Detectives from Armed Crime Squad and Echo Taskforce are appealing for public assistance to locate Brendan Searle following a firearms incident in Boronia Saturday 6 November.

Searle is wanted after police received a report of a man armed with a firearm in the vicinity of Boronia Road in Boronia about 2.10am on Saturday 6 November.

As officers were driving to the scene they encountered Searle on Boronia Road who produced a firearm and discharged it.

The man ran from the scene and was last seen in Tulip Crescent.

A thorough search of the area was conducted by police but the man is yet to be located.

Searle is described as being approximately 183cm tall with a muscular build and shaved head.

He has tattoos across the right side of his forehead, as well as others on his face, neck, arms and legs.

Police have released images of Searle in the hope someone can provide information regarding his current whereabouts.

Detectives are calling on Searle to come forward and make contact with police.

Anyone who sights Searle is asked not to approach him as he’s believed to be armed, and to contact triple zero (000) immediately.

Anyone with information about his whereabouts is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential crime report at