Second man dies after Lewisham shooting

A second man has died in hospital after a shooting in Sydney’s Inner West last week.

Just after 1pm on Friday (4 September 2020), emergency services were called to Henry Street, Lewisham, after a 36-year-old man was found with a gunshot wound to his chest.

He died on the way to hospital.

A short time later, a 55-year-old man – known to the younger man – was located in a nearby home on Victoria Street, suffering a gunshot wound to his head.

He was taken Royal Prince Alfred Hospital in a critical condition; however, he died last night (Sunday 6 September 2020).

Detectives from Inner West Police Area Command, assisted by the State Crime Command’s Homicide Squad, are continuing to investigate the circumstances surrounding the deaths under Strike Force Henne.

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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