There’s been an outpouring of grief over the killing of a respected Brisbane doctor. He was gunned down next to his car, and police don’t yet know why.

Shelley Cheng reports.


Tributes are pouring in for a Brisbane doctor who was gunned down just outside his family home.

The skin cancer doctor Luping Zeng, was shot while opening his car boot, shocking the local community.

Vox: “We do wnat to show our how to say respect and caring to the, to the wider community.”

The victim’s wife is also a doctor.

She and his two children who are medical students, tried to save him.

Doctor Zeng was then taken to Princess Alexandra Hospital where he later died.

Vox: “I see people are very sad for us.”

CCTV footage captured a light-coloured hatchback or sedan driving past the property.

Detectives are door-knocking residents while the killer remains on the run.

The doctor had three decades of medical experience, lately working at the Waterford Medical Centre.

His patients say Dr Zeng was gentle and compassionate.

The community is encouraged to lay flowers at the memorial and call crime stoppers if they have any information.

Shelley Cheng, QUT News.