Man treated for gunshot wounds to the head: Mullaway

A man suffered two gunshot wounds to the head at Mullaway this evening.
A man suffered two gunshot wounds to the head at Mullaway this evening. Frank Redward

POLICE are continuing to investigate the shooting at Mullaway on Wednesday night, which left a man suffering gunshot wounds to the head.

Officers were called to Darkum Rd at Mullaway about 5.30pm following reports shots had been fired.

Police and ambulance paramedics arrived to find an injured 32-year-old man suffering 'superficial' gun shot wounds to the right side of his head.

Witnesses told police they heard two males arguing before the sound of gunshots rang out.

Police are investigating reports the alleged shooter followed the Mullaway man and his family home from a local beach.

The gunshot victim was taken to Coffs Harbour Hospital for treatment.

He is reported to be in a stable condition.

A white Holden Commodore was seized for forensic examination at the scene.

While police believe the alleged offender fled the scene in a white utility.

Police said further details in relation to the incident would be released at a press conference at 11am this morning.

The shooting came during a busy afternoon for emergency services on the Northern Beaches following the discovery of a 57-year-old  man's body below Woolgoolga Headland.  

Topics:  coffs clarence local area command mullaway shooting

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