Police probe random Central Coast shooting

POLICE are investigating what appears to have been a random, early morning shooting on the NSW Central Coast last week.

Officers said a newspaper delivery driver was driving a Suzuki 4WD along Donnison Street West in Gosford about 5.15am on Friday July 10 when he noticed two men standing near Moore Street.

The 51-year-old male driver heard a loud noise and believed one of the men had hit his vehicle with an object.


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Uninjured, he continued driving and only reported the matter to police after noticing damage to the side of his vehicle a short time later.

The vehicle was forensically examined and police say the damage is believed to be consistent with a bullet hole.

Investigators are appealing for public assistance and are urging anyone who witnessed the incident or any suspicious activity that morning to come forward.

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