'Gunman' on loose north of Brisbane

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A suspected gunman is reportedly on the loose north of Brisbane with police locking down about 15 suburban blocks.

Queensland police say the man was seen sitting in a stolen car parked on the D'Aguilar Hwy before he fired shots and ran into nearby bushland about 11am on Friday.

Officers have locked down the suburban blocks between Elof Rd and Male Rd, the D'Aguilar Hwy, the Bruce Hwy and Pettigrew St, as they hunt the man.

"Members of the public are advised to use alternate routes and avoid this area," police said in a statement on Friday.

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