Man arrested after body located - Oberon

Thursday, 09 February 2023 01:02:31 PM

A man has been arrested after the body of a second man was located at a home in the Central Tablelands this morning.

Officers from Chifley Police District were called to Jenolan Street shortly after 8am (Thursday 9 February 2023), where they found the body of a man suffering a gunshot wound.

He was treated by NSW Ambulance paramedics; however, he died at the scene.

The man is yet to be formally identified but is believed to be aged in his 30s.

A 57-year-old man was arrested at the house and taken to Oberon Police Station to assist with inquiries.

A crime scene was established, which will be examined by specialist forensic police, and a firearm has been seized for further examination.

Initial inquiries suggest the two men were known to each other.

As investigations continue, anyone who may have information that could assist is urged to contact Oberon Police Station or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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