A man is in a stable condition in hospital after suffering a gunshot wound to the arm.
Police say a 26-year-old presented himself to Belmont Hospital on Croudace Bay Road at about 6:15pm yesterday.
He was treated at that hospital before being taken to the John Hunter Hospital in a stable condition.
Lake Macquarie Police District officers are investigating the incident.
Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000