"At the moment
we would say there would be a number
of people feeling very
uncomfortable, and we would like
them to feel uncomfortable,"
Detective Superintendent Deb Wallace
said on Thursday.
investigators swooped on six
properties in Sydney's south on
Thursday morning and seized four
cars believed to have been used in
planning the brazen daylight
shooting of the former Comancheros
president outside a Sydney gym in
Investigators in March seized a
stolen silver Toyota Aurion believed
to be one of two getaway cars.
evidence found in the car made
Thursday's raids possible, police
A total of
six cars - including a burnt out
Mercedes found near the crime scene
a few hours after the attack - have
now been seized.
well coordinated and well planned
... a number of vehicles were used
in the movement around that time of
the murder," Det Sup Wallace said.
Investigators say the Aurion was
driving near the Fitness First gym
in Rockdale on the morning of the
murder in convoy with a black Toyota
shooting it's believed the attackers
fled on foot before getting in the
Mercedes - it was later abandoned
and set on fire. They then jumped in
the Aurion and fled the area.
was seen two days later on a tow
truck in Botany and was seized by
police in Beaconsfield in March.
of the cars makes up "important
pieces of the jigsaw puzzle," Det
Supt Wallace said.
this involves a number of people
involved in the planning, the
facilitation, the execution - so
we're closing the net."
the cars impounded on Thursday -
which police say weren't stolen -
authorities seized $22,000 in cash,
mobile phones, documents and a radio
capable of monitoring police
properties targeted had no specific
links to the Comancheros motorcycle
club which Hawi once led, NSW Police
the shooting aired in March shows
the 37-year-old getting into his
four-wheel drive parked outside
Fitness First before a gunman -
dressed in black - runs towards the
driver's side of the car.
- at arm's length from the car -
appears to fire multiple shots at
Hawi in the driver's seat.
attacker then leans into the car and
continues firing before running from
the carpark. Hawi died a few hours
later in St George Hospital.
4WD was peppered with at least half
a dozen bullets.
himself a convicted killer, was
imprisoned over the 2009 bashing
death of Hell's Angels associate
Anthony Zervas in a wild brawl at
released in 2015 and mainly flew
under the radar until he was