Police comfort people at the scene in Dharruk. Picture: Gordon McComiskie
Police comfort people at the scene in Dharruk. Picture: Gordon McComiskie

Man stabbed inside home dies in hospital

A SINGLE stab wound to the chest turned fatal overnight in Sydney's west after a violent home invasion. Those believed responsible are still on the loose.

Police were called to Livingston Avenue in Dharruk, 46km west of the Sydney CBD, about 9.45pm on Friday.

They say a group of men entered the home and threatened the 36-year-old who lived there. The situation escalated and the man was stabbed once in the chest before fleeing down a nearby street.

Police and paramedics worked on the victim for some time but died shortly after being transported to Westmead Hospital.

A home invasion turned deadly overnight. Picture: Gordon McComiskie
A home invasion turned deadly overnight. Picture: Gordon McComiskie

A murder investigation has been launched as police search for those responsible. It's not yet clear if the victim knew his attacker.

Footage from the street on Friday night show a woman crying and wailing in the street and another man shouting at police.

Officers attached to Mount Druitt Police Area Command with assistance from State Crime Command's Homicide Squad established a crime scene and commenced an investigation.

More to come.

A woman yells at police outside a home in Sydney’s west overnight. Picture: Gordon McComiskie
A woman yells at police outside a home in Sydney’s west overnight. Picture: Gordon McComiskie
Police are still searching for those responsible. Picture: Gordon McComiskie
Police are still searching for those responsible. Picture: Gordon McComiskie
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