A gunman is on the run after shooting a man in Sydney’s west overnight.
Police say about 10.25pm, officers were called to Nugent Place, Prairiewood, after reports of a number of shots being fired out the front of a home.
Upon arrival, a 24-year-old man was found with a gunshot wound to his back.
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Paramedics treated the man at the scene before he was rushed to Liverpool Hospital for emergency surgery.
The gunman, who is only described as being male with a black hooded jacket, remains on the run.
Initial investigations suggest the incident is targeted.