Mejid Hamzy Wiki- Mejid Hamzy Biography
Mejid Hamzy is the brother of the founder and convicted murderer Bassam Hamzy of the Brothers 4 Life crime gang, who is currently incarcerated in the Goulburn supermax prison.
The riot squad has been walking the streets, amid fears that the shooting could spark a war on crime.
shooting of Majid Hamzy
Police are “very concerned” that there may be more bloodshed on the streets of Sydney as the likelihood of retaliatory attacks increases after the brother of a known gangster was killed.
The shooting of Majid Hamzy, 44, outside his Condell Park home yesterday is part of an ongoing dispute between rival crime families, according to police.
The father staggered to a close friend’s house for help after being shot in Curtin Place at 7:30 a.m. yesterday, but died on the spot.
Police believe the gunman had been waiting before the ambush.
Detective Chief Superintendent Darren Bennett said fears of reprisal attacks are growing
Detective Chief Superintendent Darren Bennett said fears of retaliatory attacks are increasing.
“We are very concerned about the ongoing conflict between Middle Eastern organized crime groups in south-west Sydney, and we are doing everything we can to liaise with the region and local law enforcement to prevent it from happening again,” Bennett said.
Bassam Hamzy has been informed of his brother’s death.
The 44-year-old father was under investigation and was known to the police.
Deputy Commissioner Peter Thurtell, commander of the Southwest Metropolitan Region, warned that known local criminal gangs that police are monitoring them.
“I think it’s fair to say that there is already a dispute between organizations and we want to make sure it doesn’t go further,” said Deputy Commissioner Thurtell.
Bassam Hamzy and the lawyer arrested
Bassam Hamzy has been in prison for more than two decades after being incarcerated for the murder of a teenager, Kris Toumazis, outside a Sydney nightclub in 1998.
Since his murder conviction, Hamzy has also been found guilty of running a drug ring from his cell.
He was also involved in a fight with fellow inmate Talal Alameddine in October of last year.