Emergency services responded to reports male in twenties stabbed in neck at Bossley Park.
The man is fighting for life after being stabbed in the upper body while getting a hair cut in a suspected targeted attack at a salon in Sydney’s west.
NSW Police were called to a hair salon at Bossley Park after midday today where they found a 20-year-old man with a stab wound.
A spokesman for NSW Ambulance said four crews attended the scene on Mimosa Rd and found the man in cardiac arrest on the pavement outside the salon.
He had a single stab wound to the right side of his chest, the spokesman said.
Paramedics performed CPR on the victim before he was rushed in a critical condition to Liverpool Hospital where he is undergoing emergency surgery.
Bossley Park Neighbourhood watch president Anwar Osman said the attacker parked his motorcycle – with an L plate – at the rear of the business and came in through the back door, The Daily Telegraph reports.
A man has been stabbed in a hair salon in Mimosa Road, Bossley Park. Picture: Tim PascoeSource:News Corp Australia
Police and emergency services were on the scene. Picture: Tim PascoeSource:News Corp Australia
News.com.au understands the man staggered outside before collapsing on the street.
Detectives are “treating the incident as targeted”, police said in a statement.
The attacker remains on the run and police are appealing for anyone with information to come forward.
Detectives are treating the incident as ‘targeted’. Picture: Tim Pascoe.Source:News Corp Australia
Officers from Fairfield City Police Area Command have established a crime scene and an investigation is under way.
Cafe owner Ninos Tooma talking to detectives about a stabbing at the hair salon next door to his business. Picture: Tim PascoeSource:News Corp Australia
Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
— With AAP