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Footage shows the moment shots are allegedly fired a white hatchback into a house in which five children were at home in a shocking drive-by shooting.

Police are investigating after multiple shots rang out about 10pm Sunday on Columbine Avenue, Bankstown in Sydney’s west.  

Officers arriving on the scene found shattered glass panelling at the front of the home and a number of bullet holes in the front door.

Detectives have released footage of a white hatchback (pictured) they say the bullets were fired from

Detectives have released footage of a white hatchback (pictured) they say the bullets were fired from

Detectives have released footage of a white hatchback (pictured) they say the bullets were fired from 

The occupants of the house – five adults and five children – were inside at the time though none were injured. 

Bankstown Police Area Command located were told a vehicle was seen driving from the scene shortly after the incident.

The vehicle is described as a small white hatchback – possibly a Volkswagen Polo hatchback or a model similar in description.

A crime scene has been established at the Bankstown property, which will be forensically examined by specialist police.

As inquiries into the incident continue, police are appealing for anyone with information to contact Bankstown Police on 02 9783 2199 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.  

Shattered glass can be seen showering over a van parked in the driveway of the house in Sydney's west (pictured)

Shattered glass can be seen showering over a van parked in the driveway of the house in Sydney's west (pictured)

Shattered glass can be seen showering over a van parked in the driveway of the house in Sydney’s west (pictured) 

The incident is the latest in a string of shootings which have plagued suburban streets in Sydney west in recent weeks, prompting increasing concern from police.

Just last Wednesday, officers were called to the intersection of Guildford Road and Robertson Street in Guildford after reports shots had been fired shortly after 11pm. 

Projectile casings and several bullet holes were found in the front of a nearby house.

Several people were inside the house but were unharmed. 

An abandoned vehicle was found alight 1.4 kilometres away in Bennett Road, South Granville, shortly after.

The location of that shooting was just a few streets over from where Toufik Hamze, 64, and his son Salim, 18, were shot and killed about three weeks ago in their driveway. 

The pair were getting into a ute out the front of their Osgood Street property to go to work at a construction site when they were cut down in a hail of bullets. 

Source: Daily Mail UK

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