Police and Tactical Operations move
in on a bikie clubhouse after an earlier shooting at
Minchinbury. Picture: Bill Hearne
Heavily-armed tactical operations unit (TOU)
officers, backed by their $400,000 BearCat, raided the Rebels
clubhouse at Minchinbury three hours after the 34-year-old was
The “bearcat” arrives at the scene.
Picture: Bill Hearne
He was shot in the upper thigh and torso and
was reportedly found face down outside the clubhouse at 8.30pm.
The man also suffered a broken nose and head
injuries. He was taken to Westmead Hospital in a serious but
stable condition at 9pm.
Police confirmed the shooting was bikie
related. There were unconfirmed reports the man was shot near
the clubhouse and dragged down the street.
Police established a crime scene
where a man was shot outside a bikie club house.
Picture: Justin Lloyd
Standby... Police and Tactical
Operations move in on the bikie clubhouse. Photo:
Heavily armed... A Tactical Response
officer at the scene. Photo: Bill Hearne
Taken to hospital...The man was shot
in the leg. Photo: Bill Hearne
The TOU arrived at 11pm in several 4WDS, along
with dogs and petrol-powered bolt cutters.
Police used a megaphone and asked the bikies
to “come out of the unit”.
A police spokeswoman said last night there was
The shooting is close to where teenager Hayden
Burnes was stabbed to death in 2011.