• Tony Bosworth

Two men shot in taxi drive to Hawkesbury Hospital, one suffering multiple gunshot wounds

Police are investigating after two men were wounded in a public place shooting in the Riverstone area this morning.

State Crime Command's Criminal Group Squad is involved in the investigation.

Just after 9.30am a taxi driver and his passenger turned up at Hawkesbury Hospital in Windsor with gunshot wounds.

Police have been told the taxi driver had earlier picked up the man from a home in Sydney’s west.

While the investigation is in its infancy, it’s believed the pair were injured after stopping at an address in Riverstone, and were shot at through the taxi's windows.

The passenger, a 30-year-old man, suffered multiple wounds.

Details are still sparse but police say the taxi driver, who they believe is about 40-years-old, then drove to Hawkesbury Hospital where both men were treated for gunshot wounds. They both remain in a serious condition.

Officers from Hawkesbury and Quakers Hill Police Area Commands have set-up crime scenes at Riverstone and Windsor, which will be examined by specialist forensic police.

The matter has been referred to the State Crime Command’s Criminal Group Squad, who have commenced an investigation.

Anyone with information is urged to contact police or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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