An innocent family of five narrowly escaped with their lives on Friday night after shots were fired at their home in a case of mistaken identity.
Police were called to a house on Lockwood Street, Merrylands, following reports of a shooting at 10pm on Friday night.
A bullet hole was found in a back room of the house.
The five people in the house, who were inside at the time, were not injured.
Locals spotted a car driving slowly on Lockwood Street, before a number of rounds were fired.
Police were called to a house on Lockwood Street, Merrylands, following reports of a shooting at 10pm on Friday night. None of the five people inside were injured
The vehicle, described as a black 4WD or hatchback, then drove quickly from the scene.
Police believe that the shooting is a case of mistaken identity.
Cumberland detectives, together with the State Crime Command’s Criminal Groups Squad, are now conducting a full investigation and are calling for anyone who may have information that can assist to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
This post was first published on DailyMail.