Man Charged with Coffs Harbour Shooting

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Man Charged with Coffs Harbour Shooting

A man has been charged in relation to a shooting in Coffs Harbour earlier this year.

Detectives investigating the Ridge Street made the breakthrough after a 30 year old was dropped at the Coffs Harbour Hospital on February 10 suffering gunshot wounds to his hand and shoulder. 

It’s alleged the man was shot while sitting in a vehicle in the Coffs Harbour street.

He underwent surgery and was released from hospital.

Detectives from Coffs Clarence Police District established Strike Force Ebal to investigate the shooting.

Following inquiries, a 27 year old man was arrested in Grafton earlier today.

The Coffs Harbour man was taken to Grafton Police Station where he was charged with discharge firearm with intent to cause grievous bodily harm.

He was refused bail to appear at Grafton Local Court today, he was remanded in custody and will reappear at Coffs Harbour Local Court on 24 July 2018.

Inquiries by strike force detectives continue.