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Girl injured in public place shooting - Connells Point

Friday, 08 July 2022 08:38:43 PM

Police remain on scene after a young girl was injured during a public place shooting in Sydney’s south this evening.

About 5.50pm today (Friday 8 July 2022), emergency services were called to a home at Queens Road, Connells Point, following reports of a number of shots fired.

Upon arrival, police commenced first aid on a nine-year-old girl prior to the arrival of NSW Ambulance paramedics.

The girl was taken to hospital under a police escort, it’s understood her injuries are not life-threatening.

A woman and two other children were present at the time of the shooting but were uninjured.

Officers attached to St George Police Area Command have established a crime scene and commenced initial inquiries.

A vehicle was located burnt out at Oatley a short time later, a second crime scene has been established and the vehicle will undergo forensic examination.

A police operation remains ongoing.

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.