Gym-goer, 40, is shot dead in brutal drive-by execution outside an MMA fitness centre in Sydney’s west: Ten bullets were fired into his black SUV in targeted hit
- Man, 40, shot dead outside gym in Sefton
- Witness reported hearing ten shots on Tuesday morning
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A man has been killed in an early morning drive-by shooting outside a gym in Sydney’s south-west – with a witness reporting hearing up to ten shots fired.
The 40-year-old was shot dead outside Elite Fight Force gym on Carlingford Street, in Sefton on Tuesday morning.
Paramedics desperately tried to revive the man but he was unable to be saved and died at the scene.
The 40-year-old was shot dead outside Elite Fight Force gym on Carlingford Street, in Sefton on Tuesday morning
Pictured are members of the Elite Fight Force martial arts gym in Sefton, in Sydney’s southwest
David had been working in a nearby shop said he heard about ten gunshots.
‘Within minutes there was a load of ambulances and police everywhere and we saw a man on the ground not in a good way,’ he told 2GB.
‘It was frightening.’
David said he initially heard about five loud bangs before hearing a car speed off. He then heard another series of shots.
The witness said the victim had been sitting black Mercedes SUV when he was fired at.
The gym announced it would be closed on Thursday
Daily Mail Australia understands the gym wasn’t open at the time. Pictured are members of the gym
The gym posted a message on Instagram saying: ‘Asalamu alaykum (peace be with you in Arabic).
‘We are very sorry for any inconvenience. Elite Force Force will be closed today and all classes will be cancelled for the day.
‘Please bear with us and stay updated with our stories for any new announcements.’
Daily Mail Australia understands the gym wasn’t open at the time.
A crime scene has been set up and police are investigating.
More to come