NSW Police Force

02/21/2024 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 02/20/2024 23:25

Appeal following public place shooting - Wentworthville


Appeal following public place shooting - Wentworthville

Wednesday, 21 February 2024 04:10:43 PM

Police are appealing for information after a public place shooting in Sydney's west last night.

About 7.45pm (Tuesday 20 February 2024), emergency services responded to reports of shots fired into a business on Wentworth Avenue, Wentworthville.

Officers attached to Paramatta City Police Area Command established a crime scene and commenced an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the incident.

There have been no reports of injuries.

A short time later, emergency services were called to Fulton Avenue, Wentworthville, after reports of a fire.

On arrival officers located, a white vespa well alight.

Fire and Rescue NSW attended and extinguished the blaze before the motorcycle was seized to undergo forensic examination.

As inquiries continue, police are appealing to anyone who may have seen a white motorcycle, believed to be a white Vespa, being ridden by a man wearing a yellow high visibility-hoodie and a red helmet, in the vicinity of Wentworth Avenue, Wentworthville.

In addition, police are also appealing to anyone who may have seen a silver sedan seen in the vicinity of the motorcycle fire on Fulton Avenue, Wentworthville.

Anyone with information, CCTV vision or dashcam footage in relation to the incident is urged to contact police 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 information via NSW Police social media pages.