Crossbow attack in Sydney’s wild west: Man, 40, is raced to hospital with serious injuries to his head, chest and arm after being shot with arrows
- Man, 40, seriously injured shot with crossbow in Sydney’s south-west on Sunday
- Suffered wounds to his head, chest and arm, now in hospital in serious condition
- Second man, also 40, known to the victim was arrested at the scene in Yagoona
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A man has been rushed to hospital with serious injuries after he was shot at with a crossbow in Sydney’s south-west.
Emergency services were called to Ashby Avenue in Yagoona at around 11.15am on Sunday following reports of a stabbing.
Police officers arrived at the scene to find a man, aged 40, suffering wounds to his head, chest and arm.
He was treated at the scene by paramedics before transported to Liverpool Hospital in a serious but stable condition.
A woman, believed to the victim’s wife speaks to police at the scene in Yagoona, where a man was seriously injured after he was shot with a crossbow
A second man, also aged 40, was arrested at the scene.
The two men are believed to be known to each other.
Photos from the scene show a frantic woman, believed to be the victim’s wife speaking with police.
A discarded arrow was spotted lying on the ground at the scene cordoned-off by police.
A discarded arrow lies in the street after the incident in Sydney’s south-west on Sunday
A crime scene has been established in the suburban street, where police seized a crossbow and arrows.
‘As investigations continue, no further information is available at this time,’ a police statement read.
Anyone with more information is urged to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
One man is in hospital and another has been arrested over the crossbow attack. Pictured police examining the cordoned-off scene in Ashby Avenue in Yagoona