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A man is in hospital after being shot at Tweed Heads in the buttocks early this morning (2 June).

The man in his 20s was discovered with the gunshot wound after emergency services were called to Kennedy Drive at Tweed Heads West at 4.45am.

A police spokesperson said the man had been taken to hospital although his injuries were not considered life-threatening.

‘A crime scene has been established and a canvass of the area is being conducted,’ the spokesperson said.

Police are now seeking information about any suspicious activity or vehicles in the vicinity of Kennedy Drive and the Pacific Motorway intersection about 4.40am.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to call Tweed Heads Police or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

 

 


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