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Bassam Hamzy's brother shot dead in Sydney's Condell Park, gunman still at large

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a close up of a street: A burnt-out car was found near the scene of the shooting. (ABC News) © Provided by ABC NewsA burnt-out car was found near the scene of the shooting. (ABC News)

The ABC has confirmed a man shot dead in Sydney's south-west is the younger brother of the leader of the Brothers for Life gang.

Mejid Hamzy, brother of Bassam Hamzy, was killed during a targeted daylight attack in Condell Park this morning.

Emergency services were called to Simmat Avenue about 7:30am, where they found Mejid Hamzy with several gunshot wounds.

He died at the scene.

Police are still searching for the gunman.

The riot squad has been called to the scene and a burnt-out getaway car has been found parked outside a home in the nearby suburb of Yagoona.

Traffic diversions are in place and members of the public are advised to avoid the area

Residents trying to leave their homes are being allowed to do so under police orders.

The homicide squad is assisting with investigations and a crime scene has been established.

More to come.


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