Horror in Sydney’s leafy Upper North Shore as a man is shot in the NECK and another left with facial injuries near a primary school as police scramble to the blood-soaked scene
- Man, 50s, has been shot in the neck during an incident in Sydney’s North Shore
- Police and several ambulances are at address in Wahroonga, an affluent suburb
- Victim flown to Royal North Shore Hospital in a serious condition on Thursday
- Man, 74, suffered facial injuries, he was taken to hospital under police guard
A man has been shot in the neck and another man has been arrested following an incident in Sydney.
Police and several ambulances were called to a home in Highlands Road, Wahroonga, in the city’s Upper North Shore, at 10.10am on Thursday.
A man, aged in his 50s, suffered a gunshot wound to his neck and was flown to Royal North Shore Hospital in a serious condition.
Wahroonga is one of Sydney’s most prestigious suburbs, with many wealthy families attracted to the big homes and the fact three of the city’s top private schools are close by – Knox Grammar, Abbotsleigh and Barker College.
Police and several ambulances are at the scene of the shooting which is unfolding in Wahroonga, an affluent suburb in the city’s Upper North Shore
The man, aged in his 50s, was flown to Royal North Shore Hospital on Thursday morning in a serious condition
A 74-year-old man was also treated at the scene for facial injuries, before being airlifted to the same hospital under police guard, a police spokesman said.
A crime scene has been established, and two firearms have been seized.
The men are known to each other and an investigation into circumstances surrounding the incident is underway.
Highlands Ave has been closed while police continue with the investigation. Motorists have been asked to avoid the area.
A crime scene has been established, and two firearms have been seized