Hunt for man over Good Friday shooting of Glenfield teenager

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State Crime Command’s Homicide Squad have taken over the investigation into the death of a teenage boy who was shot on Good Friday in his home in Glenfield.

Police and NSW Ambulance paramedics were called to a home on Moresby Avenue about 6.10am and found a 15-year-old boy with a gunshot wound to his head.

He was treated at the scene by paramedics before being taken to The Children’s Hospital at Westmead in a critical condition; he died shortly after 11am.

The home has been the subject of a crime scene examination, while a canvass of the neighbourhood has been conducted.

Police wish to speak with a man they believe can assist with their inquiries.

He is described as being aged between 18 and 20, with a thin build, and was last seen wearing grey tracksuit pants, a navy blue hooded jacket and white joggers.

It is believed he may be armed.

Police urge anyone who sees this man not to approach him but to call Triple Zero (000) immediately.

Detectives from the Homicide Squad are working with detectives from Macquarie Fields Local Area Command.

Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.


• NSW Police are reminding road users to slow down after the first 24 hours of Operation Tortoise, the Easter long weekend traffic operation, which will conclude 11.59pm on Monday.

During that first 24 hours, two people died, there were 77 major crashes, 37,879 breath tests conducted with 10 drivers charged with PCA, and 1,492 speed infringements.

One of those was a 26 -year-old provisional driver from Campbelltown who was stopped by officers from Wagga Wagga Highway Patrol when detected travelling at 184kmh in a 110km/h zone along the Hume Highway, Tumblong.

The driver was issued with a traffic infringement notice for exceeding the speed limit by 45km/h, issued a Field Court Attendance Notice for driving while suspended and his number plates were removed from the vehicle. He will appear in Wagga Wagga Local Court on May 17.

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