Man critical after being shot in the chest on the NSW Central Coast

A man has been charged after another man was shot on the NSW Central Coast last night.

Police and paramedics were called to Tirriki Close at Buff Point, near Wyong, at around 6.50pm following reports of a shooting.

Shortly after officers arrived at the scene, a 21-year-old man presented at Wyong Hospital with a gunshot wound to his chest.


He was later airlifted to Royal North Shore Hospital in a critical condition.

A 20-year-old man was arrested at the scene.

He was taken to Wyong Police Station and charged with discharge firearm with intent to cause grievous bodily harm.

He was refused bail and is due to appear at Wyong Local Court today.