Man shot in both his legs at Londonderry

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A man is in hospital after being shot at Londonderry last night.

Emergency services were called to a home on Milford Road, Londonderry, just before 9pm, after reports the man had been shot.

The 37-year-old was shot in both his legs.

“Police have been told the occupant was injured after a man – wearing hi-vis clothing and a face covering – entered the home and discharged a firearm before fleeing,” a Police spokesperson said.

“With the assistance of the Dog Squad and PolAir; officers conducted a search of the area; however, the armed man could not be located.”

The injured man was treated by NSW Ambulance Paramedics and taken to hospital in a serious but stable condition.

A crime scene was established, and detectives have commenced an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the incident.

Initial inquiries have led police to believe the incident was targeted.

As inquiries continue, anyone who may have CCTV or dashcam footage from the surrounding area is urged to contact Nepean Police or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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