Man arrested, charged over Sydney shooting

A MAN has been arrested and charged over the shooting of another man in Sydney’s south-west last month.

Police were called to Lincoln Street in Miller around 9pm on Saturday 9 July where they found a 21-year-old man with a gunshot wound to his arm.

He was treated by paramedics at the scene before being taken to Liverpool Hospital for treatment.


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Detective cordoned off Lincoln Street, declaring it a crime scene, and commenced an investigation.

Despite conducting a thorough search of the area, the alleged shooter could not be found.

Two weeks later, on Friday 22 July, police said investigating officers attempted to stop a Toyota Camry which had been reported stolen from Miller but the driver, a 32-year-old man, allegedly failed to stop.

Police said he crashed into another vehicle before speeding away from the scene.

Further investigations lead police to arrest the 32-year-old at Bonnyrigg on Thursday.

He was taken to Green Valley Police Station and charged with a long list of serious offences, including;

  • Discharge firearm with intent to cause grievous bodily harm;
  • Two counts of possess ammunition;
  • Two counts of drive whilst disqualified;
  • Two counts of police pursuit;
  • Take and drive conveyance;
  • Carry cutting weapon upon apprehension;
  • Traffic offences; and
  • Breach of bail.

The man was refused bail to appear before  Liverpool Local Court yesterday.

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