Gunman goes on the run after 29-year-old was found with a gunshot wound at a suburban home – as detectives scour another property and a Coles shopping centre in a bid to track down the suspect
A gunman is on the run after a what police say was a targeted shooting on the New South Wales Central Coast early on Saturday morning.
Emergency services were called to a house in Killarney Vale just after 4am – where they found found Patrick Spencer, 29, with a gunshot wound to his abdomen.
Police suspect the man might have been shot elsewhere and transported to the address.
The man was treated by ambulance crews at the Main Street residence before being flown to John Hunter Hospital by helicopter, where he is in a stable condition.
Detectives are now racing to track down the gunman and believe he may have been known to the victim.
Along with the Main Street house, where a crime scene has been established, officers are also scouring a nearby Coles supermarket and a house on Chappel Crescent for clues as to where the man was shot.
More to follow.