Shootings since the State election

    Posted: Friday, 3 February 2012 | By: John Robertson

    1. February 1 – Police report at least one shot was fired at Lurnea Public School, between January 30 and February 1.
    2. January 29 – Police called to Denman Ave, Wiley Park and established crime scene after casings found
    3. January 26 – Shots fired into a tanning salon on the Princes Highway in Rockdale
    4. January 26 – 24-year-old man shot twice in the leg at Bolton Street, Guildford
    5. January 26 – Man in Auburn Hospital with a gunshot wound in back, refuses to make statement to police
    6. January 17 – Four shots fired into house on Coleridge Road, Wetherill Park.
    7. January 15 – Several cartridges found on the street after shots fired on Pelman Avenue, Greenacre.
    8. January 13 – Three bullet holes found in front windows of a house on Alan Street, Yagoona.
    9. January 12 – Bullet casings found in Chalmers Street, Lakemba after shots fired.
    10. January 12 – Shots fired at a house on Larra Street, Yennora, while a 40-year-old woman and her two daughters, aged 16 and 9, were inside.
    11. January 12 – Shots fired at a house on Weigand Avenue, Bankstown at 12.30am, coming within centimetres of a child's cot. A mother and her four children aged two months to 10-years-old, escaped injury.
    12. January 11 - A blue Toyota and a white sedan were involved in a gun battle on Mimosa Road, Greenfield Park about 2.05am.
    13. January 9 - Shooting at Marion St, Auburn
    14. January 9 – Shooting 10 minutes later in at a house in Sydney's south at Arncliffe, with 15 people inside.
    15. January 6 - A man suffered two gunshot wounds at the intersection of Larra Street and The Promenade, Yennora.
    16. January 4 - Lone Wolf bikie, Neal Todorovski, 37, was shot dead outside a Sans Souci apartment block.
    17. January 2 - Shots fired at an empty car parked outside a house on Spurway Street, Ermington.
    18. January 1 - Matthew Hedges, a 25-year-old father of four, was shot dead in the chest while two of his children slept beside him at a Chester Hill home
    19. December 5 - A father and his teenage son escaped injury after a shot was fired into a house in Mount Pritchard
    20. November 26 - Shots fired on Charles Street, Petersham.
    21. November 25 - Shots fired at house on Kingarth Street, Busby.
    22. November 24 - Shots fired at house on Nash Street, South Penrith.
    23. November 24 - Shots fired at business on Cleveland and Walker Streets, Redfern.
    24. November 10 - Shots fired at house on Nineveh Crescent, Greenfield Park.
    25. November 6 - Shots fired at house on Stevens Street, Ermington – Police say Bikie related
    26. November 5 - Shots fired at a home in Merrylands
    27. November 3 - At least four bullets struck the bedroom where a woman was sleeping about 12.15am at a townhouse at Northmead.
    28. October 30 - Shortly after midnight two houses were hit by bullets at Granville. Both were occupied at the time but the residents escaped uninjured.
    29. October 30 - Only minutes later another house on a nearby street (Granville) was also hit, with one woman inside the house requiring medical treatment for shock.
    30. October 30 - An unoccupied house at Canley Heights was struck just before 1.00am.
    31. October 29 - Just before 10.00pm, three shots fired into a house at Holroyd. Five people including a child were home at the time but no-one was injured.
    32. October 27 - Drive by shooting at an Oporto restaurant in Merrylands
    33. October 21 - Man dies after he was shot in the head inside a house in French Street, Maroubra.
    34. October 18 - Shots fired at a house on Walker Street, Turrella.
    35. October 3 - Man charged after allegedly shooting at another man on Pickwick Way, Ambarvale.
    36. September 30 - Man charged after an alleged drive-by shooting on Victoria Street, Botany.
    37. September 26 - Teenager shot by police in his home in Holmes Street, Colyton, following reported break-in.
    38. September 26 - Man charged with murder following shooting death of man at Bonnyrigg the day before.
    39. September 6 - Shots fired at a house in Revesby in south-west Sydney.
    40. September 6 - Shots fired at a unit in Eden Street, Arncliffe.
    41. September 5 - Man found in Bursill Street, Guildford, with a shotgun wound to his upper thigh.
    42. August 30 - Up to a dozen shots fired between two cars in Greenacre.
    43. August 25 - Bullet holes found in a car on Lackey Street, Merrylands.
    44. August 24 - Bullets hit a house on Francis Street, Fairfield.
    45. August 22 - Pizza shop hit on Merrylands Road, Merrylands.
    46. August 22 - Two men shot in Barcom Street, Merrylands, in domestic dispute.
    47. August 23 – Bullets hit a house on Lachlan Street, Bossley Park.
    48. August 21 – Bullets hit a house on Eddy Street, Merrylands West.
    49. August 20 – Bullets hit a hairdressing salon on Harris Street, Fairfield.
    50. August 19 – Bullets hit a house on Mallacoota Street, Wakeley, near Fairfield.
    51. June 30th - Shots fired at a house in Merrylands
    52. June 30th - Shots fired at John Ibrahim's Dover Heights home
    53. June (date unspecified - Two other shootings took place at John Ibrahim's Dover Heights home.)
    54. June 20 - Gunmen opened fire on a cash van near Sydney airport.
    55. May 9th - 8:20pm Drive by shooting, Seven shots fired at the Ibrahim family home (John Ibrahim's parents) Merrylands
    56. May 9th - 4am Nine bullets fired into a house on Eddy St Merryland.
    57. April 5 - Six shots fired at a house on Hargreave rd, near Auburn Hospital. Five adults and two children in the home where uninjured.
    58. March 31 – Man shot in the chest, neck and head at his front door at Siena Close, Prestons
    59. March 28 – Fatal shooting at Tattoo Parlour owned by Bandidos member in West Ryde
    60. March 27 - a 19 year old shot while opening the front door in Western Sydney

    Tags: Barry O'Farrell, crime, John Robertson, law and order, police, shootings

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