UPDATED: Shot fired through window 

POLICE have launched an investigation after a single shot was fired into a Cessnock unit.

The residents of an Alpine Avenue unit told police they heard a loud bang about 8.30pm on Saturday night.

The occupants, a man, 23, and two teenagers, thought nothing more of the noise at the time.

But a short time later, one of the occupants noticed a hole in the window and curtain of the kitchen.

Police said a small projectile was recovered from the premises. Detectives attended a short time later and began a search of the area.

No one was hurt and police said their investigation was ongoing.

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Anyone with information should contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Shot fired through window 

A SHOT was fired at a home in Cessnock last night.

Police said three people were in a unit in Alpine Avenue when they heard a loud bang about 8.30pm.

The 23-year-old man and two teenagers were not hurt but soon after found a hole in the window and the curtain of the kitchen.

They then found a small projectile.

Police established a crime scene and searched the area.

Police are appealing for anyone with information about the incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800333000.