A MAN has been shot in a home near Maitland.
In the early hours of Sunday morning, police were called to a home in Deschamps Close, Thornton after a man was shot in the leg.
It is believed several shots were fired from the street into the home shortly after midnight.
A 44-year-old man was treated by NSW Ambulance paramedics at the scene, before being taken to John Hunter Hospital in a stable condition.
The injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.
Inquiries into the incident are continuing by detectives attached to Port Stephens/Hunter Police District.
It comes after the Chisholm home of a jailed Finks bikie boss was sprayed with bullets last week.
Police are urging anyone with information in relation to the latest shooting to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
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