Police have charged a man after a shot was allegedly fired into a car in Lake Munmorah early this morning.
About 1.20am (Sunday 31 August 2014), two men were allegedly driving a gold Holden Commodore, on Pacific Highway, Lake Munmorah, when the car crashed into a fence.
The men got out of the car and one man allegedly fired a shot into the car, before they both ran away.
Police were contacted and officers from Tuggerah Lakes Local Area Command attended and commenced a search for the men, but did not locate them.
An investigation was commenced.
About 5.15am, a man allegedly carrying a shortened rifle approached a newspaper delivery man on Pacific Highway, Lake Munmorah, and asked for a ride.
The delivery man refused and entered a service station contacting police.
An officer from the dog squad, who was nearby, responded to the call and arrested the man with the firearm.
No one was injured as a result of the incident.
The 28-year-old man was taken to Wyong Police Station and was charged with possess shortened firearm, possess ammunition, possess prohibited drug, custody of a knife in a public place, possess housebreaking implements, goods in custody and an outstanding warrant for unrelated matters.
The Doyalson man was refused bail to appear at Wyong local Local Court tomorrow (Monday 1 September 2014).
The investigation continues.