Two killed in deadly daylight shooting at Guildford

Erin LyonsNCA NewsWire
Police will provide more details later on Wednesday. NCA NewsWire / Jeremy Piper
Camera IconPolice will provide more details later on Wednesday. NCA NewsWire / Jeremy Piper Credit: News Corp Australia

Two people linked to a notorious family have been shot in Sydney’s west.

Two members of the Hamze family, believed to be Salim Hamze, 18, and his father Toufik Hamze, 64, were shot dead on Wednesday morning while sitting inside a parked ute outside a Guildford property.

Emergency crews were called to Osgood St, Guildford, just before 9am following reports of a shooting.

A man has died, and a second man is in a critical condition following a public place shooting in Sydney’s south west today., , About 8.55am (Wednesday 20 October 2021), emergency services were called to Osgood Street near Woodville Road, Guildford, after reports of a shooting.
Camera IconOne man is dead, another critical. 7 News Credit: Channel 7

Police found a red ute with two men inside.

Salim died at the scene and Toufik, who was fighting for life, died in hospital a short time later.

“Numerous police resources are conducting inquiries into the incident,” NSW Police said.

FATAL SHOOTING
Camera IconTwo men were shot dead in broad daylight. NCA NewsWire / Jeremy Piper Credit: News Corp Australia
FATAL SHOOTING
Camera IconPolice will provide more details later on Wednesday. NCA NewsWire / Jeremy Piper Credit: News Corp Australia

The deadly shooting comes just a few months after Bilal Hamze was shot dead in the heart of Sydney’s CBD.

Hamze, 34, was gunned down in a hail of bullets as he left an establishment on Bridge St one night in June when persons opened fire from a black vehicle.

Hamze was the cousin of Brothers 4 Life founder Bassam Hamzy. He is the second member of the family to be shot dead since October.

“Further, officers from the Raptor Squad have commenced proactive intelligence-based targeting of known members and associates of involved criminal networks,” NSW Police said in a statement.

Anyone with information that may assist investigators is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Police will address the media with more information later on Wednesday.

Originally published as Two killed in deadly daylight shooting at Guildford

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