A house and car was sprayed with bullets in a residential street near Maitland overnight.
Police from Port Stephens/Hunter Police District were called to Duskdarter Street, Chisholm, after residents reported hearing gun shots about 1am on Thursday.
They arrived to find bullet holes in the front of the house as well as in a vehicle parked in the street outside.
A crime scene has been established and a canvass of the neighbourhood has been conducted.
A number of items have been seized for forensic examination.
Police are now appealing for anyone with information to contact Maitland Police or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
Information can also be provided on the Crime Stoppers online reporting page. Information provided will be treated in the strictest of confidence.
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