GUNSHOT FIRED INTO WALLSEND HOME

Wallsend locals have been rocked by a brazen shooting overnight.

Police say a single gunshot was fired into the front window of a family home,  on Platt Street, just before 2am.

Three adults and three children were inside the property at the time, thankfully no one was injured.

Detectives and specialist forensic police are this morning combing the scene for clues.

Anyone with information regarding the incident is being urged to contact Newcastle Police Station directly.

 

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Lydia Bilton is a Reporter/Producer with NBN News in Newcastle. She has also worked in NBN's Tamworth bureau. Before hitting the road, Lydia worked for Nine News Sydney as an Associate Producer and 60 Minutes as a Social Media Producer. Lydia graduated from The University of Sydney in 2018 with a bachelor's degree in Arts (Media and Communications).