Public place shooting - Penrith

Tuesday, 31 January 2023 04:14:54 AM

An investigation is underway after a public place shooting in Sydney’s west.

About 1.10am today (Tuesday 31 January 2023) officers from Nepean Police Area Command responded to reports of shots having been fired into a home on Mountain View Crescent, Penrith.

Officers have been informed that a car was seen to drive away from the location immediately after the shooting.

A crime scene was established, and the area examined by specialist police.

There were no reports of injuries.

As inquiries continue police are urging anyone who may have witnessed the incident or was in the area at the time with any available dashcam to contact Penrith Police Station or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.