Brothers for Life gang member charged over house shooting at Eagle Vale

Police have charged a Brothers for Life Blacktown gang member after shots were fired at a home in Eagle Vale last year.

Police said at 12.10am on August 2 officers were called to Lignite Place, Eagle Vale after several gunshots were fired into a property.

Investigators who attended the scene fund bullet holes in the building’s exterior but no on was injured.

Yesterday, Middle Eastern Organised Crime Squad detectives from Strike Force Sitella charged a 27-year-old man at Nowra Hill with a number of offences relating to the Eagle Vale shooting, including discharging a firearm at a dwelling in the course of organised criminal activity; aggravated possession of an unregistered firearm in a public place without authority; intentionally destroying property; and giving the shortened firearm to another.

He was remanded in custody and will face court on February 26.

Strike Force Sitella was formed to investigate a number of Sydney shootings in 2013, including the shooting of a young female at Sunnyholt Road, Blacktown, on November 4.

Over the course of the last few months, 13 people have been arrested and collectively charged with more than 80 offences.

The investigation continues.

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