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Suburban gunshot leaves 26-year-old hospitalised

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A surburban street in Kings Meadows was last night shaken when a gunshot rang out in the area. 

Police arrived to the residential property on Pinkard Street at approximately 7:30pm, responding to reports of a gunshot nearby. 

A 26-year-old man from Nunamara was rushed to hospital after receiving a bullet wound to his thigh. 

The man's injuries are not considered to be life threatening. 

Investigations into the matter are continuing and police are following a specific line of enquiry.

Anyone with any knowledge of the incident is encouraged to contact Launceston Police or Crime Stoppers.

Information can be provided anonymously by calling Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or online at crimestopperstas.com.au