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‘Heart dropped:’ Man hit in daylight shooting

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A young man has been rushed to hospital after a suspected daylight shooting in a Sydney suburb. Picture: 9News

A man in his 20s has been rushed to hospital in a serious condition after a daylight shooting in Sydney’s west.

Multiple crime scenes have been established after emergency services were called to a home in Carlisle Ave, Bidwill at about 2pm.

Police believe the man was shot in the back at a nearby location, before he walked to the home.

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The man walked to a nearby home after being shot in Sydney’s west. Picture: 9News

NSW Ambulance treated the man for back wounds before he was taken to Westmead Hospital where he underwent surgery.

Witnesses heard “multiple gunshots” prior to the incident. Another person reported seeing three people running away from the scene.

“I heard three (gunshots) and they were pretty close. My heart dropped,” witness Chantel Willis-Hayek told 10 News.

“There’s a whole heap of kids in this area.”

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Blood spatters were seen at the crime scene. Picture: 9News
Bidwill shooting s Picture: 9News
A bullet was also seen on the footpath. Picture: 9News

Footage from 9 News showed blood splatters and an intact bullet on the footpath near an underpass in Bidwill Square.

Officers from the Mount Druitt Police Area Command will continue to forensically examine the crime scenes.

Police have asked anybody with knowledge of the incident to come forward and contact Crimestoppers online or on 1800 333 000.