Two women have been killed in a double shooting in Sydney on Saturday night with a burnt out car found by police nearby.
Emergency services were called to the south west suburb of Revesby at about 8.50pm, following reports of a shooting.
When officers arrived on the scene they found two women – aged 48 and 39 – inside a vehicle suffering gunshot wounds, authorities said in a statement on Sunday morning.
NSW Ambulance paramedics attended to both women at the scene but the older woman died in the street.
The younger woman was transported to Liverpool hospital but later succumbed to her injuries, police said.
Authorities also said there were two other people – a man and a woman – in the car who witnessed the murders. They were no physically injured.
The brazen attack unfolded on a public street and, according to Sydney's The Daily Telegraph, is not believed to be a domestic related act of violence. However it is unclear at this stage if the shooting is related to recent gangland violence in the city.
A burnt out car was also found by authorities in the nearby suburb of Panania.
Crime scenes was established overnight with Strike Force Laurantus set up to investigate the incident.
Anyone who may have information, dashcam or CCTV from the surrounding areas is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
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