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Merrylands, Sydney: Shots fired into family home

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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

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.

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