A man has been found dead in the main street in Wauchope.
Police got a call at 11.20pm last night, (Wednesday July 10) to say that a gunshot had been heard in the High Street area near the Hastings Hotel.
On investigation, officers found the body of a man on the other side of High Street at the corner of Cameron Street.
Early indications are that there was no foul play.
Police are continuing to investigate the incident, and they are appealing for witnesses to contact them, by ringing Port Macquarie station on 6583 0199. Ambulance crews also attended.
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