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NSW: Man believed to have been shot by motorcycle gang.

07 Feb 2009 7:41 PM

A man shot in broad daylight at a popular motor cycle event in Sydney's west is believed to have been involved in an altercation with a motorcycle gang.

Police have been told five men wearing outlaw motorcycle gang colours approached the 33-year-old man at Silverwater this afternoon.

He was shot in the leg before the men fled the scene on foot across a park towards Silverwater Bridge.

The incident occurred as hundreds of people gathered at an event nearby run by a Christian motor cycle club.

The shooting follows an explosion outside the Hells Angels clubhouse in the inner west suburb of Petersham early on Wednesday morning.