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Appeal for information over shooting at Lithgow

Tuesday, 11 April 2017 07:46:53 AM

Information is being sought from the public after a man arrived at Lithgow Hospital with a gunshot wound.

A 20-year-old man was dropped off at the emergency department about 5.45pm (Monday 10 April 2017), suffering a gunshot wound to his abdomen. He was transferred to Nepean Hospital where he is reported to be in a stable condition.

Police from Chifley Local Area Command are now investigating the circumstances of how the man came to be injured.

Detectives have been unable to formally interview the man due to his injuries, and are appealing to the public for information about the incident.

Anyone who can assist should call Police via Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident 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 Facebook and Twitter pages.