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Shocking footage shows gunman shooting up a house from window of white hatchback

Shocking moment gunman shoots up a house packed with five children from the window of a white hatchback – as underworld wars rock Sydney’s west

  • Footage has been released on a drive-by shooting in Sydney west on Sunday 
  • Multiple shots were fired at a house wit children at home, though none injured  
  • Police are appealing for information after white hatchback seen driving away 

Footage shows the moment shots are allegedly fired a white hatchback into a house in which five children were at home in a shocking drive-by shooting.

Police are investigating after multiple shots rang out about 10pm Sunday on Columbine Avenue, Bankstown in Sydney’s west.  

Officers arriving on the scene found shattered glass panelling at the front of the home and a number of bullet holes in the front door.

Detectives have released footage of a white hatchback (pictured) they say the bullets were fired from 

The occupants of the house – five adults and five children – who were inside at the time, were uninjured.  

Bankstown Police Area Command located were told a vehicle was seen driving from the scene shortly after the incident.

The vehicle is described as a small white hatchback – possibly a Volkswagen Polo hatchback or a model similar in description.

A crime scene has been established at the Bankstown property, which will be forensically examined by specialist police.

Shattered glass can be seen showering over a van parked in the driveway of the house in Sydney west (pictured)

Shattered glass can be seen showering over a van parked in the driveway of the house in Sydney west (pictured) 

As inquiries into the incident continue, police are appealing for anyone with information to come forward and contact Bankstown Police on (02) 9783 2199 or Crime Stoppers.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or online.

Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report crime via NSW Police social media pages.