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Investigations underway after shots fired into house - Bankstown

Monday, 15 November 2021 04:21:49 AM

Police are investigating a public place shooting in Sydney’s west last night.

About 10pm yesterday (Sunday 14 November 2021), police were called to a house on Columbine Avenue, Bankstown, following reports of a shooting.

On arrival, officers from Bankstown Police Area Command located glass panelling at the front of the home which had been broken, and a number of bullet holes in the front door of the house.

The occupants of the house – five adults and five children – who were inside at the time, were uninjured.

Police have been told a vehicle was seen driving from the scene shortly after the incident.

The vehicle is described as a small white hatchback – possibly a Volkswagen Polo hatchback or a model similar in description.

A crime scene has been established at the home, which will be forensically examined by specialist police.

As inquiries into the incident continue, police are appealing for anyone with information to come forward and contact Bankstown Police on (02) 9783 2199 or 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 crime via NSW Police social media pages.