Melbourne man shot in the stomach

Last updated 17:45 14/11/2012

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Police are appealing for help after a Melbourne man turned up in hospital suffering gunshot wounds to his forearm and stomach.

The 21-year-old man from Greenvale in Melbourne's north was driven to the Northern Hospital by another man just after midnight on Wednesday, police said.

The driver, a 26-year-old man from nearby Westmeadows, was interviewed by police at the hospital and then released.

The victim remains in hospital in a stable condition.

The exact circumstances of the shooting are unknown, but police believe the incident might have occurred at Tullamarine or Westmeadows.

A 2003 black Ford Fairlane sedan with the personalised number plates NARJEC may have been used during the shooting.

Police are appealing for any witnesses who saw the car or heard a gunshot in the area.

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