Mass brawl ends in shooting

Man ‘shot in neck’ after mass brawl involving 15 men

A man has been shot in the neck following a mass brawl involving around fifteen men in Sydney's west.

Neighbours called police around 8pm after hearing a loud band and motorbikes near Pendock Road and Progress Way in Cranebrook.

A 38-year-old man was treated at the scene before he was taken to Westmead Hospital.

Emergency services at the scene, following the shooting.
Emergency services at the scene, following the shooting.

 

A crime scene was established and police are seeking information about a black and white KTM motorbike that was seen leaving the area.

One woman said she saw up to 15 men yelling and arguing before the single shot was fired.

"I heard all the arguing and fighting across the road, it was about 15 people, they were all men," she said. "Then I heard one shot."

Police have set up a crime scene and are urging anyone with information into the incident to come forward.
Police have set up a crime scene and are urging anyone with information into the incident to come forward.

A man who lived near where the shooting happened said the group involved in the brawl were involved in another fight on New Year's Eve.

"I'm not surprised, there's so many brawls over the years here - they are trouble," he said.

"Someone on our street was bashed by them on New Year's Eve.

"We heard the one shot and then heard two motorbikes speed off.

"I thought it was fireworks because it's frequent around here."

"I've got grandkids, I don't want this stuff happening around here."


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