There are grave fears held by NSW Police that the fatal shooting of a man in Western Sydney this morning may trigger an explosion in gang warfare in the city.
Mejid Hamzy was shot and killed as he left his house in Condell Park around 7.30am on Monday morning. Mr Hamzy is the younger brother of notorious ‘Brothers for Life’ founder Bassam Hamzy who is currently serving a 40 years sentence for murder, and a host of other offences commited while in custody in Goulburn’s Supermax Prison.
In 2012 Mr Hamzy was charged with attempting to import a commercial quantity of methamphetamine. Despite his links with organised crime, Mr Hamzy is described as friends as a ‘beautiful family man’ .
Witnesses have described two gunmen leaving the scene in an unidentified car which was later found burnt out in the suburb of Yagoona. Police have urged people to avoid the area and residents trying to leave their homes are doing so under police guard. The homicide squad are continuing their investigations and anyone with any information is urged to contact police or Crimestoppers on 1800 333 000.