A Tongan man who worked as a bodyguard in Sydney received a single gunshot wound to his back.
Australian media reported emergency services were called to the incident in a home in Price Street, Merrylands, at about 10.45pm last Saturday, November 18.
The 59-year-old was taken to Westmead Hospital, where he remained on Saturday morning in a serious but stable condition, reported Sydney Morning Herald.
“The long-time bodyguard of the Ibrahims, Semi “Tongan Sam” Ngata has been shot outside John Ibrahim’s mother’s home as the family made last minute preparations for a wedding involving the family of former deputy mayor Salim Mehajer.”
Chief Inspector Bradfield Peters of Holroyd Local Area Command believed the gunman may have come through a side fence into the backyard of the home, where Ngata was socialising with several people.