The Queen Street Massacre (Part 2 of 2)

Season 3, Episode 5,   May 26, 2018, 05:27 AM

Frank Vitkovic (Part 2)

On the 8th of December 1987, Frank Vitkovic, armed with high powered, sawn off rifle, shot indiscriminately at unsuspecting office workers as he moved through the Australia Post Building at 191 Queen Street in the Melbourne CBD.

8 lives were cut down at the hands of Vitkovic in a brutal attack that lasted 17 minutes.

During Vitkovic's frenzied attack Police gathered in the street below. They had received an alert from the building when a worker inside had triggered the bank alarm. Initially assuming they were dealing with an armed robbery they swooped on the scene. But as a shots echoed from the floors above they soon realized that were not dealing with a robbery.

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Thanks to Ben and Doug for lending their voices.