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When the news came through that a baby had been shot in west Bend, the community’s largest town, a sense of shock and anger swept over the town.
The news that a little boy had been killed while playing with a toy gun sparked an outpouring of grief and anger.
But it wasn’t just the news of the death that made people angry.
It was the way in which the news was presented, said West Bend resident, who wished to remain anonymous, saying he felt his family was targeted because of their skin colour.
“I’m an Asian man and my skin colour is not acceptable for that reason,” he said.
“There was a little girl in the house and I didn’t see her so I just thought it was an accident.”
It’s just a little thing that was said and I’m not even going to bring it up because it’s so insensitive.
“West Bend Mayor Dave Jones said that the family of the boy who died were “absolutely devastated”.”
Our thoughts and prayers are with their family,” he told 7.30.
The family have moved to an undisclosed location in the city but Jones said the police would be in touch with the community to ensure they received appropriate support.
The incident is being investigated by West Bend’s police, and police will have more information later this week.
The ABC contacted the Queensland Ambulance Service for comment but no further details were available.
The Queensland Police Force confirmed they were investigating the incident and a statement read: “As a result of this incident, a man has been arrested on suspicion of negligent homicide.
“A firearms investigation is ongoing.”
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