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There is a police operation currently underway in Nimbin following a shooting earlier today.

‘About midday (Friday, 30 July, 2021), emergency services were called to Thorburn Street, Nimbin, after reports of gun shots,’ said a police spokesperson.
‘Upon arrival, police located a man in his 20s with a gunshot wound to the leg.’

The man was treated at the scene by NSW Ambulance paramedics, before being airlifted to Lismore Base Hospital in a stable condition.

‘His injuries are not considered life-threatening,’ said the spokesperson.

Officers from Richmond Police District have commenced inquiries into the incident.

No further information is available at this time.


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