An investigation is underway after police found a man suffering a gunshot wound in Parkes today.
About 8.10am (Thursday 5 March 2020), officers attached to Central West Police District attended a home on Porter Street and located a man suffering a gunshot wound to his right hand.
The 25-year-old man was taken to Parkes Hospital before being airlifted to Royal North Shore Hospital for treatment.
Police established a crime scene and located a sawn-off, side by side, double barrel shotgun within the garage.
Inquiries cotinine into the circumstances surrounding the incident.
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.