Hunt for gunman after brothers attacked

Police are appealing for information after one man was found with a stab wound, and another with a gunshot wound to the thigh.

A gunman remains at large following violent attacks on two brothers in Sydney’s West.

Police were called to Betty Cuthbert Ave, Ermington, at 3pm on Friday following reports a man had been stabbed.

The 30-year-old was found with a single stab wound to the abdomen and was taken to Westmead Hospital in a serious but stable condition.

Officers immediately launched an investigation and at around 6.30pm were informed the man’s younger brother, 28, had admitted himself to the hospital with a gunshot wound to his right thigh.

The injury was considered non-life threatening. Investigators believe the two incidents are linked.

Police are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to contact Cumberland Police Area Command or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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