Police investigating after man shot – Central West

Police are investigating after a man was shot in the leg at a home in the state’s Central West this morning.

Emergency services were called to a house on Gisborne Street, Wellington, following reports of a shooting about 3.20am (Monday 2 August 2021).

Officers from Orana Mid-Western Police District attended the scene and found a man, aged in his 60s, inside the home with a gunshot wound to his leg.

Police have been told the man was shot through the front door before the offenders fled on foot.

The man was treated on scene by NSW Ambulance paramedics before being taken to Wellington Hospital in a stable condition.

Police established a crime scene and have commenced an 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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