Man found with gunshot wound; investigation underway – Canley Vale

Police are investigating after a man was found with a gunshot wound in Sydney’s south-west overnight.

About 12.25am (Thursday 23 May 2019), emergency services were called to a park on Avenel Street and Sackville Street, Canley Vale, following reports a man sustained a gunshot wound to his forearm.

A 37-year-old man was treated at the scene by NSW Ambulance paramedics before being taken to Liverpool Hospital in a stable condition.

Officers from Fairfield City Police Area Command attended and established a crime scene, which was examined by specialist forensic officers.

Investigations into the circumstances surrounding the incident have commenced and anyone who may have information is urged to contact Fairfield Police Station on (02) 9728 8399, Cabramatta Police Station on (02) 9725 8999 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.

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