Woy Woy Shooting

21 year old man charged

Woy Woy Shooting

A man has been charged following investigations into a shooting incident at Woy Woy last night

About 10.30pm (Wednesday 8 March 2017) police were approached by a 41-year-old man on the corner of Ocean Beach Road and Dunalban Road who had been shot in the back.

Officers administered first-aid to the man and called for an ambulance.

He was taken to Gosford Hospital where he was treated for a gun-shot wound to his lower back.

About 5.30am today (Thursday 9 March 2017), police attended a home in Waterloo Avenue, Woy Woy, where they arrested a 21-year-old man.

He was taken to Gosford Police Station where he was charged with discharge firearm intend to cause grievous bodily harm.

He was refused bail and will appear in Gosford Local Court today (Thursday 9 March 2017).