A man has been charged nearly a month after he allegedly shot and killed a woman before dropping her off at Bankstown Hospital, where she remains with significant injuries.
Police had been looking for the man since he walked out of the hospital’s ambulance just before 1pm on January 12 after seeking help for the woman who had been shot in the torso.
On Wednesday, detectives released CCTV footage showing the moment the woman arrived at the hospital’s emergency room in a white Mercedes sedan. A man in black workout gear and a hoodie gets out of the driver’s seat and calls for help from nearby paramedics before leaving the scene on foot while they tend to the woman in the car.
The 37-year-old woman underwent surgery but remains hospitalized with significant injuries, including organ damage and a suspected severed spine.
Police believe she was shot dead at a house in Condell Park, south-west Sydney.
After the alleged shooting, police officers from Bankstown District Command and the State Crime Command’s Robbery and Crime Squad formed Strike Force Chelston to investigate what happened and several calls were made to the public for information about the mystery man to get to the hospital who had left her.
On Thursday, the police issued an arrest warrant for 32-year-old Kamal Eljamal.
Eljamal was allegedly hidden in the attic of a house in Doris Street, Picnic Point, where he was arrested just after 10pm on Friday following an operation assisted by officers from the tactical operations unit.
He was taken to Bankstown Police Station and charged with firing a firearm with intent to cause grievous bodily harm, using an unauthorized handgun, possessing an unauthorized prohibited firearm, possessing ammunition without a license and failing to securely store a firearm.
He was denied bail to appear at Parramatta Bail Court on Saturday.
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