Police are appealing for public assistance following a suspected shooting at Inverell overnight.
About 11pm,Thursday, two men were walking in Kamilaroi Park on Byron Street, when one of the men, aged 45, said he was shot in the groin.
His friend drove him to Inverell Hospital, where he is receiving treatment to the non-life threatening injury.
Police from New England Local Area Command attended the hospital and spoke with the man.
He has told police that he does not know who shot him, and did not see anyone else or any vehicle in the area at the time
At this early stage police are still trying to determine the circumstances surrounding the incident.