Infamous Rebels bikie is struck by a hail of bullets after getting in a taxi in brazen daylight ambush the place driver additionally suffers SIX gunshot wounds
- Former bikie Christopher Rymer preventing for all times after shot by means of taxi window
- Taxi driver additionally wounded throughout taking pictures in Riverstone on Wednesday morning
- CCTV reveals taxi being adopted by a darkish colored ute shortly beforehand
- Police imagine taking pictures was focused and could also be linked to feuding bikie gangs
A former infamous Rebels bikie and a taxi driver have been riddled with bullets in a brazen daylight ambush.
Christopher Rymer, 30, was shot by means of the window of a Silvertop taxi he was travelling in Riverstone shortly after 9am on Wednesday.
The taxi driver, 40, was additionally wounded after being shot as much as six instances. The injured driver managed to drive the pair to Hawkesbury Hospital.
Christopher Rymer (pictured left) is preventing for all times in hospital after he was shot at by means of the window of a taxi in Sydney’s north-west on Tuesday morning
CCTV obtained by Nine News data the moments earlier than to the taking pictures the place a dark-coloured ute follows the silver taxi alongside Junction Highway.
The ute is captured dashing away a short while later and was later discovered burnt out in close by Beaumont Hills.
Police have been informed the pair have been shot after they stopped at an home in Riverstone after the taxi driver picked up Rymer from a house in Sydney’s west.
Each males stay in a critical situation with Rymer later transferred to Westmead Hospital for emergency surgical procedure with probably life-threatening accidents.
The taxi driver is anticipated to make a full restoration.
Witness Jadjid Singh mentioned the alleged gunman shot ‘4 or 5 rounds’ earlier than getting again in his ute.
‘The taxi was going very gradual,’ he informed 9 Information.
Christopher Rymer was a infamous Rebels bikie however is known to have left the bikie gang in 2019
The alleged gunman continues to be at giant.
Police imagine the taking pictures was a focused assault and have been investigating whether or not it was linked to mounting tensions between the Rebels and Lone Wolves gangs.
Officers have been indignant harmless lives have been allegedly caught up within the gangland conflict.
‘You fireplace sufficient photographs at somebody you need to kill and also you hit somebody harmless and it’s actually unacceptable,’ Detective Superintendent Rob Critchlow informed reporters.
‘Individuals in Sydney ought to be capable of go about their lives with out some idiot attempting to shoot one other idiot.’
Christopher Rymer (pictured in Rebels colors)
Superintendent Critchlow He confirmed My Rymer was identified to police.
‘We all know a bit bit about his enterprise and he’ll be topic to a strict investigation for what he is been victimised (in immediately) and what else he is been concerned with,’ he mentioned.
Separate crime scenes in Riverstone and Windsor have been examined by specialist forensic police.
‘The matter has now been referred to the State Crime Command’s Felony Group Squad, who’ve commenced an investigation,’ police mentioned.
Rymer was as soon as often called one among Sydney’s most infamous bikies, famend for importing pictures of his lavish way of life on Instagram, together with buying journeys to Louis Vuitton and visits to theme parks on the Gold Coast.
He’s understood to have left the bikie gang in 2019 to develop into a faithful household man to his two younger daughters and begin up a canine breeding enterprise.
Christopher Rymer suffered probably life-threatening accidents within the focused assault