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Belmore man shot dead as attack believed to be linked to fatal shooting of Mahmoud ‘Brownie’ Ahmad

Man in his 20s dies after being shot in the torso during latest act of violence in Sydney’s southwest

  • Man aged in his 20s shot dead on Knox Street at Belmore, Sydney, on Saturday
  • Paramedics treated the man for gunshot wounds to torso before he died
  • Man is believed to be relative of gangster Mahmoud ‘Brownie’ Ahmad 

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A man aged in his 20s has been shot dead with the attack believed to be linked to the fatal shooting of gangster Mahmoud ‘Brownie’ Ahmad.

Emergency services responded to reports of a shooting on Knox Street at Belmore, in Sydney’s southwest, just before 4am on Saturday.

The man was treated by paramedics for gunshot wounds to his torso before he died at the scene.

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A man aged in his 20s has been shot dead with the attack believed to be linked to the fatal shooting of gangster Mahmoud ‘Brownie’ Ahmad (pictured)

He is believed to be a relative of underworld figure Ahmad, Daily Telegraph reported.

Ahmad was gunned down in Greenacre on April 27. He had a $1million bounty placed on his head.

Police have closed down Knox Street and set up a crime scene.

One neighbour said they were woken up by the sound of gunshots.

‘My wife said did you hear that? I think that was gunshots,’ he said. 

Another neighbour said they heard ’10 gunshots’ before they saw a car speed away down the street. 

A car was found by police burned out in a nearby suburb.

It is the second shooting after Tarek, 41, and Omar Zahed, 39, were gunned down after leaving a BodyFit gym on Parramatta Road on Tuesday. 

More to come 

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