A man has been shot dead in Kingswood this morning.
Just after midnight, emergency services were called to Stafford Street, Kingswood, following reports of shots fired.
Initial inquiries suggest a man, aged in his 30s, was standing in a driveway when he was shot.
“Police have been told a vehicle, not further described, was seen leaving the location a short time later,” a Police spokesperson said.
The man was treated by NSW Ambulance Paramedics but died at the scene.
Police established a crime scene which is being examined by forensic and ballistic specialists.
Detectives from Penrith Local Area Command and State Crime Command’s Homicide Squad are investigating the incident.
Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
Troy Dodds is the Weekender’s Managing Editor and Senior Writer. He has more than 15 years experience as a journalist, working with some of Australia’s leading media organisations.