A 22-year-old man has died in hospital after he was allegedly shot in the neck by a passenger while driving a stolen car at Morayfield.
A 22-year-old man has died in hospital after he was allegedly shot in the neck by a passenger while driving a stolen car at Morayfield.

Coast man dies after being shot in neck while driving

A MAN shot in the neck while driving, allegedly by a passenger, has died.

The 22-year-old Nambour man Nickolas Robertson had been in a critical condition in Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital since the shooting on July 1 at Morayfield.

Police confirmed the man died on Saturday at 10.30am.

They allege the man was driving a stolen Toyota Hilux on Michael Avenue when a passenger discharged a firearm just after 5am.

A bullet hit the driver the back of the neck and the Hilux crashed.

Three male passengers fled the scene.

A 21-year-old Beerwah man had been charged with grievous bodily harm along with driving, weapons and drug charges.

Police will now consider whether the charges should be upgraded in light of the driver's death.

The 21-year-old will appear in Caboolture Magistrates Court on September 26.


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