Man found with gunshot wounds at Parkes

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.

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