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Man in 60s in stable condition after Central West shooting

Aug 2, 2021

CENTRAL WEST, NSW, Australia – A man has been shot at a home in the New South Wales Central West in the early hours of Monday morning.

The shooting occurred around 3:20am Monday at a house on Gisborne Street in Wellington.

Emergency services were called to the house.

Officers from Orana Mid-Western Police District were quickly on the scene and found a man, aged in his 60s, inside the home with a gunshot wound to his leg.

Police say they have been told the man was shot through the front door before the offenders fled on foot.

The man was treated at the scene by NSW Ambulance paramedics before being taken to Wellington Hospital in a stable condition.

Police established a crime scene and have commenced an investigation.

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