Police charge man after public place shooting – Cabramatta

A man will face court today after following a public place shooting Sydney’s south-west last month.

About 10.25pm on Saturday 19 December 2020, emergency services were called to Hughes Street, Cabramatta, following reports a man had been assaulted.

Officers attached to Fairfield City Police Area Command arrived to find a 44-year-old man with a gunshot wound to his foot.

He was treated at the scene by NSW Ambulance paramedics before being taken to Liverpool Hospital. He has since been released.

Following inquiries, Fairfield police stopped a black Porsche Cayenne on Cabramatta Road, Cabramatta, and spoke to the driver.

During a subsequent search of the vehicle, police located a pistol, ammunition, drugs, and cash.

The male driver, aged 41, was arrested and taken to Fairfield Police Station.

He was charged with six offences including; supply prohibited drug (two counts), possess or use a prohibited weapon without permit, possess unauthorised prohibited firearm, deal with property proceeds of crime, and discharge firearm etc intend cause grievous bodily harm.

Police will allege in court, the younger man shot the older man during an argument on McBurney Road, Cabramatta last month.

The Cabramatta man was refused bail to appear at Parramatta Bail Court today (Saturday 9 January 2021).

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