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Man found with gunshot wound - Canley Vale

Sunday, 26 March 2017 05:09:42 PM

Police are appealing for public assistance after a man was located with a gunshot wound in Canley Vale this afternoon.

Just before 3.40pm (Sunday 26 March 2017), emergency services were called to Torrens Street following reports a man was injured.

A man, believed to be aged in his 30s, was found with a gunshot wound.

He was treated at the scene by NSW Ambulance paramedics before being taken to hospital, where he remains in a serious, but stable condition.

Officers from Cabramatta Local Area Command have established a number of crimes scenes in the Canley Vale area, which will be forensically examined.

The circumstances surrounding the incident are unknown and police are urging any witnesses, or anyone who may have seen or heard anything in the area at the time of the incident, to contact Crime Stoppers. Information can be provided anonymously.

Initial inquiries have led police to believe the incident is targeted.

Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page: https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au/ Information you provide will be treated in the strictest of confidence. We remind people they should not report crime information via our Facebook and Twitter pages.