Father of five-year-old boy shot in Sydney's southwest charged

The father of a five-year-old boy who was shot at a home in Sydney’s southwest last week has been charged with hindering the investigation.

7 News understands the boy’s mother has also been investigated.

The boy, who cannot be identified, was shot in the hip at the family’s home in Lurnea.

Police only became aware of the shooting when the parents took the child to Liverpool Hospital.