A Person Has Been Shot At A Gym In Sydney's South

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A Person Has Been Shot At A Gym In Sydney's South

A man has reportedly been shot in a gym in Sydney's south.

The incident is believed to have taken place at a Fitness First gym on West Botany Street.

According to NSW Ambulance, the man is in critical condition and he has sustained injuries to his face. 

There are early reports that the man is former bikie boss Mahmoud "Mick" Hawi.

Police attached to The St George Local Area Command have responded to reports of a shooting in Rockdale. Just after midday (Thursday 15 February 2018), police attended a carpark area in West Botany Road after receiving information a man had been shot. Police found a man suffering a gunshot wound and he was taken to St George Hospital in a serious condition. It appears the offender fled in a vehicle last seen in Lindsay Street. A crime scene has been established and investigations are continuing.

- NSW Police Statement

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