Man Wounded In Newcastle Shooting

Police have set up a crime scene...


13 June 2018

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A man's been shot at Waratah West overnight.

Police were called to Allowah Street at about 11pm following reports of gunshots.

At the same time the 24 year old victim was being dropped off at the Calvery Mater Hospital suffering wounds to his hand and shoulder.

Police have been unable to speak with him due to his medical state.

"We're still trying to establish the full circumstances of the shooting. Detectives will speak with him today to try to piece together what actually happened," Chief Inspector Gerard Lawson said.

His injuries are not considered life-threatening.

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