Biker in hospital after coalfields shooting

CENTRAL Hunter police are investigating a shooting after a man presented at Cessnock Hospital this afternoon with gunshot wounds.

Police said the 56-year-old, who is believed to be associated with an outlaw motorcycle gang, is currently undergoing treatment for his injuries.

He is believed to be in a serious but stable condition.

Central Hunter police attended the hospital and conducted inquiries.

A crime scene has been established on Wine Country Drive in North Rothbury and is being examined by specialist forensic officers.

Maitland detectives are investigating the circumstances surrounding the incident.

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

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