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Appeal after OMCG member shot - Raptor Squad

Wednesday, 27 July 2022 08:03:27 PM

Raptor Squad officers are appealing for public assistance to identify a distinctive Ford Mustang, as they continue their investigations into the shooting of an OMCG member yesterday.

About 9.30am (Tuesday 26 July 2022), a 31-year-old man presented to Hawkesbury Hospital with non life-threatening gun-shot wounds after driving himself.

Officers from Hawkesbury Police Area Command were notified and spoke with the man – who is a known Rebels OMCG member.

A short time later, a crime scene was established outside a premises in Bounty Crescent, Bligh Park.

A second crime scene was also declared on Bonnor Road, following the discovery of a burnt-out vehicle, which has now been identified as a bright red/orange Ford Mustang.

Both vehicles have been seized for forensic examination.

Officers from State Crime Command’s Raptor Squad are investigating the circumstances surrounding how the man came to be shot and are appealing for information.

In particular, detectives believe someone may have seen the distinctive red/orange Ford Mustang in the Bligh Park or Agnew Banks areas around the time of the incident.

Anyone who was in the with dashcam footage those areas yesterday morning who have recorded footage of a vehicle matching the description are urged to contact Raptor Squad officers via Crime Stoppers.

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.