An 18-year-old man has been charged after allegedly being involved in the 2021 killings of a father and son in Sydney’s west while he was 16.
In October 2021, Toufik and Salim Hamze – aged 64 and 18 – were shot in a car outside a home they shared in Guildford.
Salim died at the scene and Toufik was taken to Westmead Hospital, where he died of his injuries.
Police have since confirmed Toufik was not involved in the underworld but was killed by a bullet intended for his son.
About 9.30am on Thursday, police arrested the 18-year-old at Gosford police station. They will allege was involved in the planning and co-ordination of the killings.
He cannot legally be named as he was just 16 at the time.
He was charged with two counts of murder and one count of participating in a criminal group that contributed to criminal activity.
He faced a children’s court on Friday. He did not apply for bail and it was formally refused.
Two men – aged 20 and 25 – have previously been charged for their alleged roles in the killings. They remain before the courts.
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