Man found with multiple gunshot wounds – Villawood

Police are investigating after a man was shot in Sydney’s west.

Just after 6.15pm (Wednesday 14 June 2017), police and emergency services responded to reports of shots fired in a park at Lowana Street, Villawood

Upon arrival, officers located a man with multiple gunshot wounds to both legs.

He was treated at the scene by NSW Ambulance paramedics before being taken to hospital in a stable condition.

Officers attached to Bankstown Local Area Command established a crime scene and are investigating the circumstances surrounding the incident.

Initial inquiries suggest this is a targeted attack.

Police would like to speak to a man who might be able to assist with their inquiries. He is described as being of Mediterranean/Middle Eastern appearance, 175-180cm tall, about 25 years old, with a black beard.

The man was last seen wearing a dark hooded jumper and light coloured tracksuit pants and left the scene in a dark coloured station wagon.

Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page:

Information you provide will be treated in the strictest of confidence. We remind people they should not report crime information via Facebook and Twitter pages.

Source: NSW Police

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