Third man charged over Merrylands shooting

A third man has been charged over the double shooting at Merrylands last month.

About 1.40pm yesterday, a 25-year-old man was arrested at his Guildford home.

He was taken to Rosehill police station where he was charged with

- Robbery armed with offensive weapon cause wounding/grievous bodily harm;

- Assault with intent to rob armed offensive weapon wound/ grievous bodily harm; and,

- Robbery while armed with dangerous weapon;

- Discharge firearm with intent to cause grievous bodily harm.

He was refused bail and will appear in court today.

This is the third man to be charged over the shooting that occurred in Merrylands on March 26, 2014, about 10.50pm, when a 62-year-old man was shot in the chest, and a 19-year-old man was shot several times in the chest, stomach and arm.

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