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Woonona shooting

police 2INVESTIGATIONS are continuing after a man was shot in Woonona today.

Emergency services were called to Mountain Avenue just after 2.30pm after a man reported he had been shot.

Police believe the man was shot in nearby Joanne Street before getting into his car and driving to Mountain Avenue.

He suffered severe facial injuries and was airlifted to a hospital in Sydney. He is currently in a serious but stable condition and his injuries are not considered life threatening.
Wollongong detectives are investigating the incident and believe it was targeted. They are urging anyone with information to come forward.

About Mick Roberts

A journalist, writer and historian, Mick Roberts specialises in Australian cultural history, particularly associated with the Australian hotel and liquor industry. Mick has had an interest in revealing the colourful story of Australian pubs and associated industries for over 30 years. He is working on a comprehensive history of the hotel and liquor industry in the Illawarra region of NSW. Besides writing a number of history books, Mick managed several community newspapers. He has been editor of the Wollongong Northern News, The Bulli Times, The Northern Times, The Northern Leader and The Local - all located in the Wollongong region. As a journalist he has worked for Rural Press, Cumberland (News Limited), the Sydney city newspaper, City News, and Torch Publications based in Canterbury Bankstown, NSW.


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