Teen shot at Glenfield dies

Friday, 14 April 2017 01:25:36 PM

State Crime Command’s Homicide Squad have taken over the investigation into the death of a teenage boy who was shot this morning in his home in Sydney’s south-west.

Police and NSW Ambulance paramedics were called to a home on Moresby Avenue, Glenfield, about 6.10am (Friday 14 April 2017), and found a 15-year-old boy with a gunshot wound to his head.

He was treated at the scene by paramedics before being taken to The Children’s Hospital at Westmead in a critical condition; he died shortly after 11am.

The home has been the subject of a crime scene examination, while a canvass of the neighbourhood has been conducted.

Police wish to speak with a man they believe can assist with their inquiries. He is described as being aged between 18 and 20, with a thin build, and was last seen wearing grey tracksuit pants, a navy blue hooded jacket and white joggers. It is believed he may be armed.

Police urge anyone who sees this man not to approach him but to call Triple Zero (000) immediately.

Detectives from the Homicide Squad are working with detectives from Macquarie Fields Local Area Command.

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.