Man found with gunshot wound at Punchbowl

DETECTIVES have begun an investigation after a man who suffered a gunshot wound to his leg turned up at Bankstown Hospital last night.

Police have been told the injured man was found by a friend on the footpath at the intersection of Linden Avenue and Punchbowl Road, Punchbowl, and driven to hospital about 7pm.
The man is in a stable condition.
Campsie Police established a crime scene at Punchbowl, which was examined by specialist forensic police.
Anyone who may have information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000. Information is treated in strict confidence.