Two men are dead after they were shot while sitting in a car in South Wentworthville.
They tried to drive away after the shooting but crashed into a house.
Just before 9.10pm, tonight, August 30, Holroyd police were called to Boronia Street, South Wentworthville following reports of gun shots being fired.
Upon arriving, officers found a Toyota Hilux crashed into a house.
Police said early inquiries indicate the male driver and his male passenger had been sitting in the parked Hilux when they were approached by an unknown person.
Officers said the occupants – one aged in his early 30s, the other in his mid 20s – were found to have sustained a number of gun shot wounds and were critically injured.
The driver attempted to flee, driving a short distance before losing consciousness and veering from the road and into a house.
The vehicle’s occupants were treated by paramedics at the scene before being taken to Westmead Hospital.
Police are currently canvassing the surrounding area with the assistance of the Police Dog Unit and PolAir.