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Man, 40, seriously injured and second man arrested after crossbow attack in Sydney’s south-west

A man has been rushed to hospital with serious injuries after he was shot at with a crossbow in Sydney’s south-west.

Emergency services were called to Ashby Avenue in Yagoona at around 11.15am on Sunday following reports of a stabbing.

Police officers arrived at the scene to find a man, aged 40, suffering wounds to his head, chest and arm.

He was treated at the scene by paramedics before transported to Liverpool Hospital in a serious but stable condition.

A second man, also aged 40, was arrested at the scene.

The two men are believed to be known to each other.

The incident is believed to have been a dispute between neighbours, Nine News reported.

Photos from the scene show a frantic woman, believed to be the victim’s wife speaking with police.

A discarded arrow was spotted lying on the ground at the scene cordoned-off by police.

A crime scene has been established in the suburban street, where police seized a crossbow and arrows.

‘As investigations continue, no further information is available at this time,’ a police statement read.

Anyone with more information is urged to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Meanwhile in unrelated incident, a separate investigation is underway after three men were stabbed at a rugby league match in western Sydney on Sunday morning,

Police were told a physical altercation occurred at the end of a game at Old Saleyards Reserve in North Parramatta just after 11.20am.

Several men fled the scene prior to police arriving. One has since been arrested.

The three injured men were taken to Westmead Hospital, where two are reported to be in a serious condition.

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