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Man attends hospital with gunshot wound - Central Hunter

Monday, 26 June 2017 11:45:38 AM

Police are appealing for information after a man presented at hospital with a gunshot wound yesterday.

About 4.45pm (Sunday 25 June 2017), a 22-year-old man presented at Maitland Hospital with a single gunshot wound to his left hand.

Police from Central Hunter Local Area Command were alerted and commenced inquiries.

The circumstances surrounding the incident are unknown and police are urging any witnesses who have not yet spoken to police to come forward.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers.

The man was treated and released.

Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page: Information you provide will be treated in the strictest of confidence. We remind people they should not report crime information via our social media pages.