BRISBANE recorded its third fatal shooting this month an hour before a grieving father made a desperate plea for information regarding the murder of his gunned down son.
Jei "Jack" Lee, 22, was shot in the head in the car park of the Warrigal Square Shopping complex at Eight Mile Plains on Thursday.
Police have not yet identified the offenders, who were believed to have been driving a silver BMW that night.
The victim's father, Sam Lee, read out a statement to media on Tuesday.
He said he was very distressed a member of the public with information that could assist the police had not come forward.
"Jack was a good son who loved his family dearly. We need your help," he said.
Only one hour before Jack's father made his emotional plea, another man was shot dead in a suburban street north of Brisbane.
Police said they went to a home on Ivor Street, Bracken Ridge just before noon on Tuesday as part of a "routine police inquiry."
They were confronted by a 36-year-old man with a black handgun.
Acting Detective Superintendent Bob Hytch said police fired shots at the man as a result.
Paramedics worked on the man but he was pronounced dead a short time after.
Ethical Standards Command is investigating.
There have been five shootings in Brisbane since the beginning of April, including three deaths.
Last Wednesday, 56-year-old John Lazzaro was murdered by two armed intruders in a home invasion in Rochedale South.
On April 8, police shot a man in the leg who was involved in a car chase in Wooloowin.
On April 5, shots were fired at police from a car which fled an RBT at Kedron.
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