Man shot during home invasion in Wellington

An investigation is underway after a man was shot during a home invasion in Wellington during the early hours of this morning.

Shortly before 3.30am (Tuesday 12 February 2019), four men forced their way into a home on Gobolion Street, Wellington, armed with shotguns and a machete.

Police have been told the 37-year-old occupant was assaulted and struck with the machete, before being shot in the groin.

He was treated by NSW Ambulance paramedics, before being taken to Orange Base Hospital, where he underwent surgery, and is now in a stable condition.

A crime scene was established at the home and detectives from Orana Mid Western Police District will conduct a full investigation.

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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