A woman faces charges after a five-year-old boy was shot at a home in Sydney’s southwest.
A man, believed to be the boy’s father, has also been charged after the child was hit in the hip by a bullet as he was playing with his sister in a bedroom of the Lurnea house late on May 1.
He was taken to a nearby Hospital by his parents. Police later searched the family car.
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A 37-year-old Lurnea woman was arrested on Thursday and charged with hindering an investigation into a serious indictable offence, and possession of an unauthorised prohibited firearm and ammunition without authority.
A 41-year-old Lurnea man, thought to be the boy’s father, was arrested and charged on Monday with possessing a prohibited firearm, possessing ammunition without authority, and hindering a police investigation.
The pair has been granted bail to appear in Liverpool Local Court later in the month.