One person has died and one other is in a critical condition after a shooting outside a Melbourne nightclub in Australia, police confirm.
A 37-year-old from Narre Warren South died in hospital from his injuries.
According to Victoria Police, the shooting took place at the Love Machine nightclub in Prahran – just outside the city, at 3.20am local time. (5.20pm GMT)
Three other people were taken to hospital following the incident, with a 28-year-old man remaining in a critical condition.
Two men, 29 and 50, sustained non-life threatening injuries.
Three of the victims were security guards who were working at the time.
Police are investigating reports that a black Porsche SUV was involved in the shooting, which was found burnt out in Wollert, north of Melbourne.
Detectives and police are at the scene and no arrests have been made.
Writing on Facebook, Love Machine host Steve Yousif wrote: “Overwhelmed with all your calls and texts, nothing but love for you all.
“What happened last night was uncalled for and devastating. For some of you it was a night out, the rest of the Love Machine family lost a beautiful soul today.”
::Police are urging people to avoid the area and that anyone with information or footage of the incident to contact Crime Stoppers on (+61)1800 333 000 or alternatively make a confidential report online at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au.