6 December 2021

Shot fired into Wagga home as residents sleep, police call for information

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A shot was fired into a home on Awaba Avenue, Tolland, on Sunday. Photo: NSW Police.

Police are calling for witnesses to come forward after a shot was fired into a Wagga Wagga home as its residents lay sleeping in the early hours of Sunday, 5 December.

NSW Police said a man and woman, aged 30 and 39, were at their home on Awaba Avenue in Tolland when they were woken up by the sound of shattering glass about 3 am.

Police said the occupants were cleaning up the glass when they found pellets and called police.

Fortunately no injuries were reported.

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Police established a crime scene and began investigating the incident, including calling for witnesses to step forward.

Investigators do not believe the weekend shooting is linked to the reported theft of three rifles from a residence on Undurra Drive at Glenfield Park, Wagga Wagga, between December 2 and 5

Anyone with information about either of these incidents can contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Original Article published by Albert McKnight on About Regional.

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