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Hunt for three assailants after shooting of man

Police are investigating after a man was shot in the hand near Campbelltown yesterday, Sunday, September 26.

Just before 4.15pm emergency services were called to a home on Snow Gum Street at Macquarie Fields, following reports of shots fired.

Police say they were told three men arrived at the front of the home and became involved in an argument and physical altercation with two male occupants aged 27 and 30.

They say the younger of the two occupants sustained a gunshot wound to his right hand during the altercation.

The three men then fled the scene in a vehicle.

The injured man was treated at the scene by NSW Ambulance paramedics, before being taken to Liverpool Hospital in a stable condition.

Officers from Campbelltown City Police Area Command, with assistance from the Public Order and Riot Squad, South West Metropolitan Region Operations Support Group, the Dog Unit and PolAir, conducted an extensive search of the area; however, the three men were not located.

A crime scene was established and examined by specialist forensic officers.

As investigations continue, police are appealing for anyone with information, or dashcam footage from the area, to come forward.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report crime via NSW Police social media pages.

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