Inquiries underway after man shot at Central Coast home

An investigation is underway into the shooting of a man at a home on the Central Coast this morning.

Emergency services were called to the home on Mountain View Drive, Woongarrah, shortly before 3.30am (Wednesday 25 December 2019), after neighbours reported hearing a gunshot.

Police arrived and found a 33-year-old resident with a gunshot wound to his right hip.

He was treated at the scene by NSW Ambulance paramedics before being taken to John Hunter Hospital in a stable condition.

Officers have been told the man was asleep in his home when he was woken by two intruders who then shot him before running from the house.

A crime scene has been established and inquiries are now underway by detectives from Tuggerah Lakes Police District.

The men have been described only as having worn dark clothing.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence.

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