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Hunt after man shot

POLICE are appealing for help after a man was shot on Monday night.

The 21-year-old man is in a stable condition after he turned up at Bankstown Hospital about 9.45pm on Monday.
A vehicle, located on Jacobs Street, Bankstown, was seized for forensic examination and a crime scene established.
As Bankstown detectives continue their investigation, anyone with information or dashcam footage from the area surrounding Bankstown Hospital or Jacobs Street, are urged to contact Bankstown Police.
Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers, 1800 333 000 or Information is treated in strict confidence.

Left children in car charge
A WOMAN has been charged after three children were allegedly found unattended in a vehicle at Riverwood last Tuesday afternoon.
Police were called to a carpark on Belmore Road, Riverwood, about 2.50pm, after concerned witnesses noticed the children, a boy aged nine and twin boys aged four, had been left in a vehicle for some time.
Officers removed the children from the vehicle, before they were assessed by paramedics. They did not require further treatment.
Attempts were made to locate the parents in a nearby shopping centre without success.
While conducting inquiries at the scene, the children’s mother returned to the vehicle and spoke with police.
A 52-year-old woman was charged with leaving children unsupervised in a motor vehicle.
Police allege the woman parked the vehicle and did not return to it for over an hour.
She will appear before Sutherland Local Court in April.

Supplying guns and drugs
FIFTEEN home-made firearms have been seized after a man was arrested outside a unit in Greenacre last Tuesday afternoon.
The Mortdale man has been charged with 31 offences after allegedly supplying, manufacturing and possessing prohibited weapons and firearms, and supplying prohibited drugs, in Sydney’s south west.
In October 2019, Strike Force Cavanough was formed to investigate the supply of prohibited firearms and drugs across south Sydney.
During the course of the investigation, detectives received information a man was supplying prohibited firearms and drugs.
Following extensive investigations, officers arrested the 38-year-old man. Shortly after the arrest, strike force detectives, with assistance from the Tactical Operations Unit and Dog Unit, executed a search warrant at the premises.
Police allegedly located three modified firearms, 15 home-made firearms at various stages of completion and three prohibited weapons.
Police said equipment consistent with the manufacture of prohibited weapons, ammunition, documentation, cannabis and amounts of other prohibited drugs – believed to be MDMA, heroin and methylamphetamine, were also seized.
Police will allege in court that the man was involved in the supply of prohibited firearms, weapons, ammunition and methylamphetamine between November 2019 and February 2020.