Sydney is is rocked by two drive-by shootings in one night – one at a house with three kids inside – as a white Audi is found burnt out near the scene
- Two shootings and a brawl in Sydney on Tuesday night are linked, police say
- Officers were called to South Granville at 7.10pm after shots fired at a house
- Just before 10pm police were called to Guildford after bullets hit another house
- Cars witnessed at the scene of each shooting were later found on fire nearby
- Officers also responded to a brawl involving man in 4WD linked to the shootings
Three children have escaped injury after being inside a home that was sprayed with bullets during a crime spree which involved another shooting hours earlier.
Officers were called to Kirk Avenue in Guildford, western Sydney, just before 10pm on Tuesday after shots rang out and found damage to the house.
Witnesses reported seeing a white Audi 4WD leaving the area around the time of the incident – which was later found burnt out in the nearby suburb of Chester Hill.
Along with the three children, two adults were also in the house, with all five being uninjured.
Officers were called to Kirk Avenue in Guildford, Sydney (pictured) about 10pm on Tuesday after reports of shots fired
Earlier on Tuesday night police were called to a similar incident at Aubrey Street in South Granville, also in western Sydney, at about 7.10pm.
Residents reported hearing shots fired and officers canvassed the area, finding damage to one house, with witnesses saying a blue Audi was seen leaving the area.
Two men were inside the house but were uninjured.
The blue Audi was also later found on fire in John Street, South Granville – with witnesses saying men were seen setting the car alight and then driving away in a silver Mitsubishi 4WD.
Police were again called to South Granville shortly after amid a fight breaking out between two men after crash between a white 4WD and a silver Mitsubishi Pajero.
The Mitsubishi was later found on McArthur Street in Merrylands – with police believing the three incidents are linked.
A 27-year-old was arrested in Merrylands and charged with shoot with intent to cause grievous bodily harm (accessory after the fact), common assault, and traffic offences.
He was refused bail to front Parramatta Local Court on Wednesday.
Police will allege the Mitsubishi was also used in the South Granville shooting.
The investigation is ongoing.
Anyone who was in the area and has information or dashcam footage is asked to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or via the website. Information is treated in strict confidence.
A white Audi 4WD witnessed leaving the street was later found on fire in a nearby suburb (stock image)