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The home where a 13-year-old was shot during targeted attack

A blood-stained driveway and police tape mark the home where a 13-year-old girl was shot overnight in a ‘targeted attack’.

According to neighbours there were ‘five or six pops’ as the unknown gunman shot at the garage, where the young girl was sitting with a group of people.

‘There were just sounds of screams. It was pandemonium,’ a neighbour said as police investigated the crime scene.

The 13-year-old was shot in the thigh, when a car drove past and shot at the home in Constance Street in Guildford, western Sydney at 9.45pm.  

Blood-stained cement and police tape mark the home where a 13-year-old girl was shot in a drive-by shooting overnight

The 13-year-old was shot in the thigh, when a car drove past and shot at the home in Constance Street in Guildford, western Sydney at 9.45pm

The 13-year-old was shot in the thigh, when a car drove past and shot at the home in Constance Street in Guildford, western Sydney at 9.45pm

She was taken to hospital in a serious condition – as police hunt for the shooter responsible for her injuries – as they reveal it was not a random attack. 

NSW Police said the girl was treated at the scene by ambulance paramedics before being taken to the Children’s Hospital in Westmead.

Police received reports a number of shots had been fired into the garage of a home where a group of people were sitting. Police believe the shooting was not a random attack.

Neighbours came onto the street to speak to police about the incident while traffic was diverted away from the scene.

A teenage girl has been shot during a drive-by shooting

A teenage girl has been shot during a drive-by shooting

The girl was shot late on Tuesday night about 11pm on Constance Street in Guildford, western Sydney

The girl was shot late on Tuesday night about 11pm on Constance Street in Guildford, western Sydney

Police and emergency services are at the scene of the shooting

Police and emergency services are at the scene of the shooting

Neighbours have come out onto the street to speak to police about the incident while traffic is diverted away from the scene

Neighbours have come out onto the street to speak to police about the incident while traffic is diverted away from the scene

An ambulance was seen driving away from Constance Street with its sirens blaring

An ambulance was seen driving away from Constance Street with its sirens blaring

Diane, who lives nearby, said she 'heard a big bang, it sounded like fireworks'

Diane, who lives nearby, said she ‘heard a big bang, it sounded like fireworks’

An ambulance was seen driving away from Constance Street with its sirens blaring.

Diane, who lives nearby, said she ‘heard a big bang, it sounded like fireworks’.

‘It was like a couple of bangs, like three or four bangs.

‘I got scared, and later on I came out. I seen all police cars everywhere. They blocked the street off.’ 

Another neighbour said she was sitting at home watching television when she heard ‘five or six pops’.   

‘I said to my partner: “That didn’t sound like a car backfiring, that sounded like gunshots’.

She said she could hear about three or four bangs from the street outside

She said she could hear about three or four bangs from the street outside

Diane said after she came outside she could see scores of people and police officers

Diane said after she came outside she could see scores of people and police officers

Another neighbour said she was sitting at home watching television when she heard 'five or six pops'

Another neighbour said she was sitting at home watching television when she heard ‘five or six pops’

She said her and her partner could hear screaming so they immediately went outside

She said her and her partner could hear screaming so they immediately went outside

‘We heard a bit of screaming… down the street there’s ambos coming up and down.

‘It’s the sort of area where it happens all the time, it’s another night in Guildford,’ she said.

Officers from Cumberland Police Area Command established a crime scene which will be examined by forensic specialists. 

A man could be seen being directed away from the cordoned-off area by police. 

The neighbour said the area was notorious for similar incidents and that it was just 'another night in Guildford'

The neighbour said the area was notorious for similar incidents and that it was just ‘another night in Guildford’

A man could be seen being directed away from the cordoned-off area by police

A man could be seen being directed away from the cordoned-off area by police



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