Homicide Squad detectives are investigating a fatal shooting at Salt Ash.

Emergency services were called to reports of a car hitting a tree on Hideaway Drive at about 1.45pm on Sunday, arriving to find the male driver of a Ford Ranger utility had suffered a gunshot wound to the head and died at the scene.

He is yet to be formally identified.

A second vehicle was found burnt out on Masonite Road at Heatherbrae which Police believe may be linked to the shooting.

Strike Force Breve has been established to investigate the circumstances surrounding the man’s death.

Anyone with dash cam footage which may be able to assist investigators is urged to call Crime Stoppers. 

Police cordoned off Hideaway Drive as investigations continue