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Fatal shooting at Watsonville under investigation


A 32-year-old man has been charged with murder after a shooting death on the Tablelands.

Emergency services were called to a disturbance at a home on West Bischoff Road in Watsonville just after 3.50pm yesterday.

Police say a 35-year-old man has died from a gun-shot wound to the chest.

A crime scene has been declared, with the 32-year-old man arrested overnight.

He has been denied police bail and remanded in custody to appear in the Mareeba Magistrates Court today.

According to police, the pair were known to each other.