Third Man Presents At Hospital After Police Find One Shot Dead, Another Injured

Police are still hunting for those responsible for a deadly shooting in Sydney's inner-west in the early hours of Tuesday morning.

A 25-year-old man is now dead after suffering a gunshot wound to his head, while a 24-year-old remains in a stable condition in hospital with a wound to his right shoulder.

Police are now investigating whether a third man, who presented to Auburn Hospital with a gunshot wound to his stomach shortly after police were alerted to the shooting, is somehow connected.

Earlier police said the two men were discovered after emergency services were called to a unit on East Street, Five Dock at around 3.45am following reports shots were fired in the area.

They were both taken to Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, where the 25-year-old man was declared clinically dead a short time later.

A NSW Police spokesperson told 10 daily the man's family was gathering to say goodbye. His life support was expected to be turned off on Tuesday afternoon.

On Tuesday evening a police spokesperson confirmed to 10 daily that officers were still searching for two men who were allegedly seen running from the unit complex shortly after the shooting.

The unit and surrounding areas remain an area of police investigation.