NSW: Man ‘shot in face’ outside gym

A MAN has been shot in the face outside a gym in Sydney’s south.

It happened at Fitness First in Rockdale just after 12:00 pm (AEDT).

The man is believed to have been gunned down in a carpark on West Botany Road.


He was reportedly shot in the face and sustained life-threatening injuries.

It’s understood the man went into cardiac arrest at the scene.

He has since been rushed to St George Hospital under a police escort.

There are reports the victim is a high-profile crime figure.

His age was not immediately known.

Police are yet to make a statement.

No further information was available at the time of writing.

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