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Man presents himself to Muswellbrook hospital with gun shot wound

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Detectives have started an investigation after a man presented himself at Muswellbrook District Hospital last night with a gunshot wound to the leg.

About 9.15pm on Wednesday 16 February, officers attached to Hunter Valley Police District were contacted by staff at the Brentwood Street location.

They informed police the 28-year-old man had an injury consistent with a gunshot wound to his upper left thigh.

Officers later attended a home on Richmond Street, Muswellbrook, where they established a crime scene and seized a number of items for further examination.

The man was taken to John Hunter Hospital for further treatment.

However, his injury is not considered life-threatening.

As investigations continue, anyone with information is urged to contact Muswellbrook Police or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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