Police investigate after shots fired - Auburn

Thursday, 26 August 2021 04:03:23 AM

Police are appealing for information from the public after shots were fired in Sydney’s west overnight.

About 8.50pm (Wednesday 25 August 2021) officers from Cumberland Police Area Command attended Mackay Street, South Granville following reports of shots fired.

Police inspected the house and located damage to the exterior of a front room.

Two adults and two children – aged nine and 14 – were at home at the time and were not injured.

As police were conducted a search of nearby Chisholm Road, Auburn, they located damage to a metal fence consistent with a shot being fired.

Officers attached to Auburn Police Area Command established a crime scene which was forensically examined by specialist police.

As Auburn police conducted further canvassing of the area, witnesses believe they heard several shots nearby between 7pm and 7.30pm.

Investigations into the incident are currently ongoing and anyone who noticed or heard anything suspicious in the vicinity of Webbs Avenue playing fields is urged to contact Auburn Police on (02) 96468699 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 crime via NSW Police social media pages.