The man fatally shot this afternoon on the Brisbane set of a Bliss n Eso music video has been identified as Johann Ofner.
Ofner, a 28-year-old Gold Coast stuntman and father of one, was on set in CBD bar Brooklyn Standard when he suffered wounds to his chest after several firearms were discharged at around 2pm today. He died at the scene.
A Queensland Police spokesman confirmed that the wounds were the result of the use of firearms on set:
“Several firearms were discharged during a scene by several actors. I can’t tell you whether they were live or real firearms, the type of ammunition being used, that will be subject to the investigation.No other persons who were present were injured.”
A criminal investigation into the incident is ongoing.
Source: Brisbane Times.