Wild mob fights with police after a 20-year-old man was shot dead in a suspected drive-by in Sydney’s south west
“Wild mob”, Â mysterious “men” Â attack police, nothing to do with Islam.
The absence of descriptors in the news reports of those involved is highly suspicious.
Dozens of grieving family and friends arrived at the scene and began arguing with police which then turned physical.Â Source:Â Supplied
A WILD mob fought with police after a man was shot dead in a suspected drive-by in Sydney’s south west this morning.
The man aged in his 20s was gunned down on Equity Place, Canley Vale about 2.45am.
He was found on a footpath suffering gunshot wounds but despite efforts of paramedics the man died at the scene.
“There were three gunshot sounds then a car went really fast like someone came to do it,” a woman who didn’t wish to be named said.
Police battled a group of men upset they weren’t allowed to enter the crime scene to see the body of the deceased.
The area quickly descended into chaos as people arrived in speeding cars and nearly ran over police officers.
TA man aged in his 20s was gunned down on Equity Place, Canley Vale about 2.45amÂ Source:Supplied
A man jumped out of a 4WD stopped in the middle of the road and shouted, “I want to see my brother, c’mon I’ll take you all on,” before him and four men attacked the officers.
Police used batons and torches to defend themselves as a violent rolling scrum between them and their attackers moved through the street.
The men were wrestled to the ground and placed under arrest as a tirade of verbal abuse was launched at police.
Officers pulled a woman away and threw her to the ground as she interfered in the arrest of one of the men.
A group of men began physically assaulting police. At this stage police arrested the men and placed them in handcuffs.Â Source:Â Supplied
A police dog barked at the feet of the brawlers as its handler held it back from setting upon the group.
Three Public Order and Riot Squad 4WDs arrived and parked in the middle of the street to restore order as the number of police swelled to over 50.
The tense standoff continued as more people arrived in cars and taxis.
A group of over 20 family and friends gathered down the street. Some taunted police while others did their best to calm them down.
NEWS: At around 2:45am emergency services were called to Equity Place Canley Vale.Â Source:Supplied
“Is fighting with them gonna bring him back?” one man said as he dragged another away.
Forensic officers arrived to examine the crime scene.
Detectives from Cabramatta and the State Crime Command’s Homicide Squad are investigating the shooting.