Terrigal shooting results in arrest and several firearms uncovered

A man was arrested and charged following the shooting of a woman shortly before 11:30pm on Wednesday, November 4.

Police were contacted by medical staff after a 31-year-old woman arrived at Gosford Hospital with a gunshot wound to her right thigh.

Police from the Brisbane Water Local Area Command commenced inquiries into the matter, with initial investigations indicating the woman was shot by a man at a property on Hillcrest St, Terrigal, earlier in the evening. On Friday, November 6, police visited a property on Lisbon Way, Wyoming.

After speaking to the occupants of the home, officers searched the property and located two shortened shot-guns, a .22 calibre rifle and ammunition.

A short time later, around 4:40pm, police attended a home on Roselands Ave, Wyoming. There they arrested a 48-year-old man, and seized a revolver. The man was taken to Gosford Police Station where he was charged with reckless wounding and numerous firearm offences.

Bail was refused and he was scheduled to appear before Gosford Local Court on Saturday, November 7. The injured woman underwent surgery and remained in hospital in a stable condition.

Media release, Nov 7, 2015
NSW Police media

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