Investigations underway after man shot dead - Sefton

Thursday, 02 March 2023 08:21:55 AM

Investigations are underway following a fatal shooting in Sydney’s south-west this morning.

Just after 6.30am today (Thursday 2 March 2023), emergency services were called to Carlingford Street, Sefton, following reports of a shooting.

On arrival, officers from Bankstown Police Area Command located a 40-year-old man suffering a gunshot wound.

Despite the efforts of NSW Ambulance paramedics, the man died at the scene.

A crime scene has been established, which is being examined by specialist forensic officers.

Local detectives, with the assistance of the State Crime Command’s Homicide Squad, have commenced investigations into the circumstances surrounding the incident.

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.