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Two injured, neighbour in stand-off with armed police

Two people were seriously injured in an incident in northern Melbourne, with heavily armed police responding to the crime scene.

Police are continuing negotiations with a neighbor believed to be involved in the incident at Willoughby Street, Reservoir, at about 8.20am on Wednesday after reports that a man and a woman were seriously injured.

Heavily armed police outside a house in Reservoir.Credit:Joe Armao

Ambulance personnel treated both patients at the scene. One person, who suffered upper body injuries, was taken to Royal Melbourne Hospital in serious condition.

“Police are trying to negotiate with another man at a nearby property who may be involved in the incident,” a police statement said.