Man shot at Wollongong

Police will address the media after a man was shot at Wollongong overnight.

About 3.15am (Thursday 25 February 2021), emergency services were called to a unit complex on Crown Street, Wollongong.

NSW Ambulance paramedics attended and found a 23-year-old man suffering a gunshot wound to his leg. He was taken to Wollongong Hospital and will undergo surgery. His injuries are not considered life-threatening.

Officers from Wollongong Police District attended and commenced inquiries. A crime scene was established and is being forensically examined.

Detectives have commenced an investigation into the incident.

Inquiries continue.

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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