Tuesday, 24 January 2017

Stunt Man Shot Dead On Music Video Set

In a tragic turn of events, an Johann Ofner, 28,  an Australian stuntman has lost his life after he was shot on a film set on Monday.
He died immediately after the bullets hit his chest. He was filming for Australian hip hop act Bliss N Eso in Brisbane, Australia.
Bliss N Eso in a post on Facebook issued a statement , stating that they were not on set at the time of the incident. They offered their condolences to his friends and family, and said their management team were looking into the incident.
His loved one took to social media to express their shock and brief of his death.

In an Instagram post his partner, Kati Garnett wrote,

"Today the love of my life was taken from me and I still can't believe it," Garnett wrote. "I don't know what I'm going to do with out you, the best people are always taken from us you were a true Angel. I love you so so much forever and ever."

Actress Margot Robbie's stuntman brother, Lachlan Robbie, also posted a tribute to the well-loved stuntman on Instagram.

"Your influence and passion, kindness and strength, motivation and encouragement, drive and determination will be greatly missed as will your infectious smile and laugh," he wrote.
"You chased your dreams and made them a reality you might be gone from us now but we will forever hold you in our minds and hearts so you will never be forgotten."
"The three of us are extremely upset and shaken up by this and our hearts and prayers go out to the victim's family and friends as well as the cast and crew who were involved in the clip today," the post reads.

Queensland Police detectives are still investigating the incident, with Detective Inspector Tom Armitt saying "During the filming of that scene, several firearms were used," according to ABC News.

"As a result of the use of those firearms one of the actors has received wounds to the chest and has subsequently died from his injuries. At this point in time, Queensland police are conducting a criminal investigation.
"We do not know specifically how those injuries occurred at this point in time and that'll be (the) subject of our investigation."
Hmm.. may his soul RIP