A bizarre and scary event in Perth overnight with a Mosman Park Hostage situation unfolding, Perth media reported.

According to reporters from ABC News Perth, Seven News Perth and Nine News Perth on Twitter, a man held 5 people hostage in a Mosman Park home on Samson Street.


Witnesses on Samson Street told media at the scene that gunshots were heard.

Some of the hostages were ‘dragged to safety’ according to The West Australian.

It appears a suspect was shot at some stage and was in hospital with injuries.

Reports said the five people in the Mosman Park Hostage situation were all tied up with rope and help inside a home.

MOSMAN PARK SIEGE – UPDATEA man has been critically injured after a hostage situation on Samson Street in Mosman Park. 5 people were held hostage, with their hands and feet tied.


Posted by 9 News Perth on Tuesday, June 23, 2015

How Perth Journalists reported the Mosman Park hostage situation on Twitter early this morning, Wednesday June 24.