Man gunned down outside apartment block at south Wentworthville in Western Sydney 1

Man gunned down outside apartment block at south Wentworthville in Western Sydney

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Brother of notorious crime boss Bassam Hamzy is gunned down in broad daylight outside an apartment block as underworld war explodes again


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Ghassan Amoun, the brother of Brothers 4 Life gang boss Bassam Hamzy, has been shot dead in the street.

The high-ranking underworld lieutenant was gunned down as he sat in a BMW outside an apartment building in western Sydney.

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Police and paramedics rushed to the shooting on Rawson Road in South Wentworthville about 12.45pm on Thursday, but he died at the scene.

Amoun, 35, is the third Hamzy relative to be assassinated in less than two years after Bassam’s brother Mejid Hamzy in 2020 and cousin Bilal Hamze in 2021. 

Initial inquiries lead police to a burnt out car at a nearby intersection on Una and Smith Streets, believed to have been used as a getaway vehicle. 

Ghassan Amoun, the brother of crime boss Bassam Hamzy, was reportedly shot dead in Western Sydney (pictured, a crime scene is established in South Wentworthville on Thursday)

Ghassan Amoun, the brother of crime boss Bassam Hamzy, was reportedly shot dead in Western Sydney (pictured, a crime scene is established in South Wentworthville on Thursday)

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Police located a burnt vehicle at a nearby intersection on Una and Smith Streets (pictured)

Police located a burnt vehicle at a nearby intersection on Una and Smith Streets (pictured)

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