Appeal after man shot north of Coffs Harbour

Wednesday, 07 April 2021 09:54:54 AM

Police are appealing for information after a man was shot north of Coffs Harbour overnight.

About 1.20am (Wednesday 7 April 2021), emergency services were called to the Pacific Highway at Moonee Beach, following reports a man had been shot.

On arrival, a 33-year-old man was found in a black utility with several gunshot wounds. He was treated at the scene by NSW Ambulance paramedics before being taken to Coffs Harbour Health Campus where he is reportedly in a critical condition.

Officers from Coffs/Clarence Police District established a crime scene and commenced an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the incident.

As inquiries continue, detectives are urging anyone with information or dashcam footage to come forward.

The Pacific Highway northbound at the Emerald Beach interchange is currently reduced to one lane, delays are expected.

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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 crime via NSW Police social media pages.