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    Condell Park shooting: Younger brother of notorious gangster Bassam Hamzy shot dead on a street

    Younger brother of notorious gangster Bassam Hamzy is shot dead on a suburban street in Sydney’s south-west – with riot police swarming the area in the hunt for his killer

    • A man has died after being shot at 7.30am on Simmat Avenue, in Condell Park
    • The victims is the Mejid Hamzy, the younger brother of gangster Bassam Hamzy
    • A crime scene has been set up and a homicide investigation has been launched
    • Locals are urged to avoid the area – Simmat Avenue and Curtin Place are closed
    • Anyone with information has been urged to contact police or Crime Stoppers 

    A notorious gangster’s younger brother has been shot dead in Sydney’s southwest, with riot police swarming the area in the hunt for his killer.

    Mejid Hamzy was killed in a suspected drive by shooting about 7.30am Monday on Simmat Avenue, in Condell Park. 

    He suffered multiple gunshot wounds and paramedics rushed to the scene, but could not save him.

    The victim is the sibling of Bassam Hamzy, the leader violent southwest Sydney gang, Brothers For Life. 

    The gang boss is a convicted murder and is currently serving a combined maximum sentence of 40 years at Goulburn Supermax prison. 

    Officers from Bankstown Police Area Command have set up a crime scene and launched an investigation with assistance from the Homicide Squad. 

    Emergency services rushed to Simmat Avenue, in Condell Park, after a man was shot about 7.30am Monday

    A burnt out car could be seen parked on the suburban street with debris and shattered glass strewn on the street

    A burnt out car could be seen parked on the suburban street with debris and shattered glass strewn on the street 

    Police taped off the area and spoke to witnesses at the crime scene in Sydney's southwest

    Police taped off the area and spoke to witnesses at the crime scene in Sydney’s southwest

     Simmat Avenue and Curtin Place are closed in both directions, with local diversions in place.

    Police are advising the community to avoid the area. 

    A local woman told Daily Mail Australia she awoke to the sound of gun fire. 

    ‘I heard about five gun shots at about 7.30 then about 15 minutes later heaps of sirens,’ she said. 

    ‘There were riot trucks driving up and down the street and a police helicopter.’

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

    A crime scene has been set up and a homicide investigation has been launched

    A crime scene has been set up and a homicide investigation has been launched 

    Riot teams swarmed the area, with Simmat Avenue and Curtin Place closed in both direction

    Riot teams swarmed the area, with Simmat Avenue and Curtin Place closed in both direction

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