Man assaulted at Parramatta

A police operation is underway after a man was assaulted and a firearm discharged at a home unit in Parramatta this morning.

Officers from Cumberland Police Area Command were called to a residential building in George Street about 2am today (Thursday 29 October 2020), following reports a shot had been fired.

A 48-year-old man was found in a home unit suffering a suspected broken nose.

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

A crime scene has been established at the unit and an investigation commenced.

Following inquiries, a police operation has closed George Street between Purchase and Alfred streets, Parramatta. George Street is expected to be closed for several hours.

The closure is likely to impact public transport arrangements. Please check www.transportnsw.info

Anyone with information iabout this incident s asked to contact Granville Police or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.

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