Man shot dead, second injured in Sydney

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Man shot dead, second injured in Sydney

A shooting at a southwest Sydney park has left one man dead and another critically injured.

A man has been shot dead and another is fighting for his life in hospital after a shooting in Sydney's southwest.

Shots were fired just after 5pm on Friday at Western Sydney Parklands, off Cowpasture Road in Wetherill Park.

Emergency services arrived to find one man dead and another man, 18, critically injured with bullet wounds to the chest.

He was rushed to Liverpool Hospital, where he remains in a critical but stable condition.

The Seven Network is reporting a third man showed up to Liverpool Hospital with bullet wounds, but police said they could not confirm this.

Forensics and ballistic specialists are at the park, where police have set up a crime scene.

The homicide squad and officers from Fairfield police are investigating.