Man charged after pair shot in backyard of NSW home

A man has been charged with a string of offences after allegedly shooting two men in the backyard of a home in NSW.

It happened at a property on Cambewarra Road in Bomaderry around 10.45pm on Tuesday.

An 18-year-old suffered a gunshot wound to his stomach and was flown to Liverpool Hospital, while a 25-year-old man suffered a gunshot wound to his elbow and was taken to Wollongong Hospital.


Both men remain in hospital in a stable condition.

Following investigations into the shooting, detectives arrested a 35-year-old man at a home on Douglas Street in Nowra about 9.30am today.

He has since been charged with discharge firearm intend cause grievous bodily harm (x2), possess unauthorised prohibited firearm, acquire etc pistol – subject to firearms prohibition order, use prohibited weapon contrary to prohibition order and possess or use a prohibited weapon without permission (x2).

The man was refused bail and is due to appear in Nowra Local Court tomorrow.

Police say investigations are continuing.