Second charged over public place shooting - Kincumber

Wednesday, 24 August 2022 01:16:51 PM

A second person has faced court charged over a public place shooting on the state’s Central Coast earlier this year.

About 5am on Sunday 26 June 2022, police responded to reports of a shooting outside a fast-food outlet on Carrak Road, Kincumber.

Police were informed that an altercation had allegedly occurred at the scene involving two groups of people, with a number of shots reportedly fired, before both groups left the scene.

There were no reports of injuries.

Officers from Brisbane Water Police District secured a crime scene which was examined by specialist police.

Detectives established Strike Force Argyle to investigate the circumstances of the incident.

Following extensive inquiries, a 28-year-old woman was arrested in Erina Heights on Tuesday 16 August 2022. She was charged in relation to her alleged involvement and remains before the court.

After further inquiries, a 34-year-old man was arrested at a home on Camaroo Close, Kincumber, about 1pm on Monday 22 August 2022.

He was taken to Gosford Police Station and charged with discharge firearm intend to cause grievous bodily harm, acquire firearm - subject to prohibition order and possess unauthorised pistol.

The man was refused bail and appeared before Gosford Local Court yesterday (Tuesday 23 August 2022), where he was formally refused bail to reappear before the same court on Friday 21 October 2022.

Investigations continue.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.