Police have charged a man after he allegedly fired a shotgun at a vehicle at Cessnock on Christmas Day.
Just before 10pm a Toyota Hilux with four occupants attended a home on Mount View Road.
Police will allege one of the men, aged 20, got out of the car and went to the front door where he spoke to a woman residing at the property.
A short time later, a 28-year-old man walked from inside the home and fired a single round into the window of the Hilux.
The vehicle and four occupants left the location. No one was injured.
Officers from Central Hunter Local Area Command were notified and attended Mount View Road where an investigation was commenced.
About 8.50pm on Monday, police attended Wangi Avenue, Cessnock, where they arrested the 28-year-old man.
He was taken to Maitland Police Station where he was charged with firing a firearm in a manner that is likely to injure person, and possess prohibited firearm in a public place.
He was refused bail and will appear in Newcastle Local Court on Tuesday.
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