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Police appeal for information after drive by shooting - Dubbo

Monday, 27 February 2017 03:42:44 PM

Police are requesting assistance from the public regarding two related incidents in Dubbo last year.

The first incident occurred on Sunday 7 August 2016, when police were called to a home in Brisbane Street, Dubbo, following reports shots had been fired.

Officers from Orana Local Area Command attended and found shots had been fired at a car at the location.

Following inquiries, police believe that a black sedan was seen in the area at the time of the shooting.

Inquiries have led police to believe the car may have ties to the Wellington area.

No person was injured as a result of the incident.

A second incident occurred between Thursday 26 September 2016 and Thursday 6 October 2016. Police were called after a break and enter at a property on the Newell Highway, north of Dubbo.

Police have been told that 26 firearms were stolen from the property along with other items.

Following inquiries, police have located 7 of these firearms and some of the stolen property.

Officers have charged three people for a variety of offences regarding this incident and they are currently before the courts.

Investigators believe that these incidents may be linked and that there still may be offenders outstanding.

Anybody with information about either incident is urged to contact Dubbo Detectives on (02) 6883 1599 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Police are urging anyone with information in relation this incident is urged to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page: https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au/ Information you provide will be treated in the strictest of confidence. We remind people they should not report crime information via our social media pages.