Thursday, 26 February 2015 09:28:44 AM
A man has been charged, and another is in a critical condition, after a shooting incident in the state’s Riverina region yesterday.
About 8.30pm (Wednesday 25 February, 2015), emergency services were called to a home on Boundary Road, Narrandera, following reports of a shooting.
Police have been told that four friends were at the property, when a firearm was discharged.
A 24-year-old man suffered a gunshot wound to the head. He was taken by ambulance paramedics to Wagga Wagga Base Hospital and later to Canberra Hospital for emergency surgery. He is currently in a critical condition.
A 25-year-old man was arrested at the home and taken to Narrandera Police Station. He has been charged with reckless wounding cause grievous bodily harm, handle firearm under the influence of alcohol and not ensure safe keeping of firearm and refused bail to appear before Wagga Wagga Local Court today (Thursday 26 February, 2015).
A crime scene has been established and investigations into the shooting incident are continuing.