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Three arrested following Wyong shooting

Tuesday, 04 July 2017 03:56:40 PM

Police have arrested three people as their investigations continue into a fatal shooting on the Central Coast yesterday.

Just before 12.30pm (Monday 3 July 2017), emergency services were called to Warner Avenue, Wyong, following reports of shots fired.

A 19-year-old man was treated by NSW Ambulance paramedics, but died at the scene. Another man, aged 28, was treated for a grazes to his hand and shoulder at the scene.

It is believed a number of shots were fired from a white vehicle into the car the two men were sitting in.

Tuggerah Lakes Local Area Command has been investigating the incident with assistance from the Homicide Squad.

About 10.50am today (Tuesday 4 July 2017), police arrested a 48-year-old man during a car stop at George Booth Drive, Sea Hampton. He was taken to Toronto Police Station where he is assisting with inquiries. His car was seized for forensic examination.

Tactical Operations Unit officers stopped a second vehicle in Forest Road, Wyee, about 1.20pm and arrested a 24-year-old man. His car was also seized by police.

A 17-year-old girl was arrested a short time later in nearby Wyee Street.

They were both taken to Wyong Police Station.

Investigations are continuing.

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 Facebook and Twitter pages.