‘Getaway driver’ is charged over brazen daylight shooting of father who was gunned down outside his Sydney home
- Mohamed Saab, 37, was shot multiple times outside his home in August last year
- A man, 46, has been arrested and charged in relation to the shooting in Sydney
- Mr Saab was seen clutching his stomach as he ran inside his house
- Man alleged to be the driver of the car has been charged to appear in court
A man has been charged over the shooting of a father who was gunned down in broad daylight outside his home.
Mohamed Saab, 37, was found with gunshot wounds to his shoulder, ribs and leg outside his home in Knoll Avenue in Turrella, in Sydney’s south, after he was shot at several times last August.
Chilling CCTV footage posted online shows the father-of-two leaving his home and approaching the driver’s side door of a black ute parked at the front.
An armed man wearing dark clothing then gets out of the rear passenger seat of a dark hatchback on the other side of the road and fires as many as 13 shots at Mr Saab.
He then gets back into the rear of the getaway vehicle which speeds off.
A man has been charged over the shooting of a father who was gunned down in broad daylight outside his home
Police will allege the man (pictured being arrested) was the driver of the getaway vehicle
Mohamed Saab, 37, was found with gunshot wounds to his shoulder, ribs and leg outside his home in Knoll Avenue in Turrella, in Sydney’s south, after he was shot at several times last August
Chilling CCTV shows a hooded man fire as many as 13 shots at Mr Saab
On Tuesday a 46-year-old man from was arrested in Yagoona, in Sydney’s south-west, and charged with offences such as shoot at with intent to murder, larceny and drive conveyance taken without consent of owner.
Police will allege the man was the driver of the getaway vehicle.
He was taken to Bankstown Police Station where he was refused bail to appear in court on Wednesday.
After the shooting Mr Saab was rushed to hospital in a serious condition but has since been released.
He was seen clutching at his stomach as he stumbled back into his house, where two women were seen on the footpath trying to assist him.
Mr Saab is a well known businessman in the area.
Police say investigations are ongoing.
Mr Saab was treated at the scene before being taken to St George Hospital in a serious condition
Police cordoned off the area as they waited for forensic officers to arrive (pictured: Investigators at the scene)