Man, 21, dies after being shot in the neck outside Sydney home

A MAN aged in his 20s has died after being shot in the throat outside a house in Sydney’s north-west.

Police were called to reports of shots fired on Windsor Road at Baulkham Hills around 9.45pm last night.

When they arrived, they found the 21-year-old victim lying outside a home in a pool of blood.


Police said the man had been shot in the neck. He was barely alive.

The 21-year-old was rushed to Sydney’s Westmead Hospital in a critical condition but the young man sadly succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead shortly after arriving.

Part of Windsor Road was declared a crime scene which was examined by forensic specialists overnight.

A 25-year-old man was arrested at the scene and is today continuing to assist detectives with their investigation.

No charges have yet been laid.

Anyone who may have any information on the shooting is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.