Parkes shooting: Murder charged have been laid

COURT TIME: A murder charge has been laid following afternoon shooting in Parkes. Photo: FILE
COURT TIME: A murder charge has been laid following afternoon shooting in Parkes. Photo: FILE

A MURDER charge has now been laid following an afternoon shooting in Parkes.

Just before 5pm on Monday, emergency services were called to Porter Street, Parkes, after receiving information a man had been shot.

The 25-year-old man was taken to Parkes Hospital in a critical condition and died.

Officers from Central West Police District established a crime scene and commenced investigations.

Following investigations, an 18-year-old man was arrested and charged with murder.

He was refused bail and will appear in Parkes Local Court today on Tuesday, June 25.

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