Investigations underway after man shot in Punchbowl

Thursday, 13 April 2017 11:49:27 PM

Police are investigating after a man was shot is Sydney’s west.

Just after 8pm today (Thursday 13 April 2017), police attended Telopea Street, Punchbowl, after receiving reports a man had been shot, however no one was located at the scene.

A short time later, police were told a 29-year-old man, who is known to police, had presented himself to Bankstown Hospital with gunshot wounds to his legs and buttocks.

The man has since been transferred to another hospital, where it is expected he will undergo surgery.

Officers attached to Bankstown Local Area Command, with assistance from Campsie Local Area Command, established a crime scene and have commenced an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the incident.

Police are urging any witnesses or anyone with information to contact Bankstown detectives via Crime Stoppers.

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