Stanthorpe State High: Queensland school targeted in 'drive-by shooting'

Three young men are charged over 'drive-by lunchtime shooting' after 'firing gel pellets from a toy gun at a packed school' Three men armed with a toy gun allegedly opened fire and shot at a school  The men, two aged 20 and the other 19, fired at the school's office from a ute  One of the men left the ute and spoke to the deputy principle before fleeing  All men have been charged with going armed to cause fear and will face court

By Lauren Ferri For Daily Mail Australia and Australian Associated Press

Published: 07:44 BST, 16 May 2019 | Updated: 09:27 BST, 16 May 2019

Three men armed with a toy gun have been charged after allegedly opening fire on a packed Queensland school building with gel pellets.

The men, two aged 20 and the other 19, allegedly drove past Stanthorpe State High School, south-west of Brisbane, on Wednesday afternoon.

Shots were allegedly fired from a gel blaster gun and the school was peppered with pellets as a ute drove by the school about 1pm.

The men, two aged 20 and the other 19, allegedly drove past Stanthorpe State High School (pictured), south-west of Brisbane, on Wednesday afternoon

The men, two aged 20 and the other 19, allegedly drove past Stanthorpe State High School (pictured), south-west of Brisbane, on Wednesday afternoon

Several gel pellets were fired at the school and hit office window,

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