Man arrested at Denham Court in relation to Bonnyrigg Heights shooting

Man arrested at Denham Court in relation to Bonnyrigg Heights shooting

A man was arrested in Denham Court and charged with allegedly concealing information about his own shooting at Bonnyrigg Heights last month.

Police were called to Middlehope Street, Bonnyrigg Heights on Monday, June 15, just after midnight, after reports three men were seen arguing in the street before shots were fired.

Fairfield police began an investigation into the incident under Strike Force Wardry.

On Thursday, June 18, a 45-year-old man attended hospital suffering a facial wound consistent with a gunshot.

A 33-year-old man was arrested at a Bonnyrigg Heights home on July 1.

He was charged with a slew of firearms offences: shoot at with intent to murder, discharge firearm intending to cause grievous bodily harm, possessing a loaded firearm in a public place, firing a firearm in or near a public place, possessing un unauthorised, prohibited firearm, possessing ammunition without a permit, acquiring a prohibited firearm, acquiring prohibited ammunition and finally possessing a prohibited drug.

The 33-year-old remains before the courts.

After further investigations, strike force detectives yesterday attended a home on Campbelltown Road, Denham Court and arrested the 45-year-old man who was allegedly shot.

He was taken to Campbelltown Police Station and charged with concealing a serious indictable offence.

Police allege the man withheld information in relation to the shooting.

He was refused bail to face Campbelltown court yesterday.

Investigations into the incident continue.