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MAN CHARGED AFTER SHOT FIRED IN CESSNOCK

A man has been charged after allegedly firing a shot at a home in Cessnock on Sunday.

About 3:45am, a man attended a home on Cumberland Street, and became involved in a verbal altercation with a woman.

Following the altercation, it’s alleged the man fired a shot into a home on Cumberland Street.

No one was injured during the accident.

Local police were notified and a search of the area for the man was conducted, however he was not found.

About 6pm on Sunday, Police executed a search warrant at a home on Desmond Street in Cessnock, where they allegedly seized an amount of ammunition.

About 7pm, Police attended a home on Callaghan Street in Kurri Kurri, shortly after officers arrested a 28-year-old at the home.

Following the arrest, officers searched the man and the home and allegedly located an amount of drugs, ammunition, fireworks, cash and other items.

The 28-year-old was charged with a string of offences. He has been refused bail and is due to appear at Maitland Court today.

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