Second man charged after shots fired into car -Chester Hill

Police have now charged a second man following a shooting at Chester Hill last month.

Just before 9.30pm on Sunday 9 August 2020, police were called to Alpha Street, Chester Hill, following reports shots had been fired.

Officers from Bankstown Police Area Command attended and established a crime scene.

A short time later, a 38-year-old man attended Granville Police Station. Police were told shots were fired into his car following an altercation on Alpha Street. He was uninjured.

On Monday 10 August 2020, a 20-year old man was arrested at a home in Chester Hill.

He was taken to Bankstown Police Station and charged with discharge firearm etc intend cause grievous bodily harm. The man remains before the courts.

About 3.30pm yesterday (Wednesday 16 September 2020), police were patrolling on Auburn Road, Auburn when they sighted a silver Toyota Hilux with a man wanted in relation to the shooting, travelling in the vehicle.

Officers stopped the utility and arrested a 26-year-old man.

Police conducted a subsequent search of the vehicle and seized a number of items including mobile phones and clothing.

The man was taken to Bankstown Police Station and charged with two outstanding arrest warrants, discharge a firearm with intent to cause Grievous Bodily harm, and possess prohibited drug and give false name.

He was refused bail to appear at Bankstown Local Court on today (Thursday 17 September 2020).

Investigations into the incident are continuing.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or Information is treated in strict confidence.

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