Alleged shooter arrested in murder of Marvin Oraiha – Strike Force Hackenburg

PLEASE NOTE: NSWPF-branded vision of the arrest will be available via Hightail later today.

Criminal Groups Squad detectives have arrested a seventh man over the fatal shooting of Marvin Oraiha in Sydney’s west last year.

About 4pm on Monday 22 May 2023, emergency services were called to Hertfordshire Street in Elizabeth Hills, following reports of a shooting.

On arrival, officers attached to Liverpool City Police Area Command located a 24-year-old man suffering several gunshot wounds.

Despite the efforts of police and NSW Ambulance paramedics, the man died at the scene.

He has since been identified as Marvin Oraiha.

A short time later, emergency services were called to Cave Close in Green Valley and Lewis Street in Bonnyrigg Heights following reports of two car fires.

Subsequently, crime scenes were established and forensically examined at all three locations.

Liverpool detectives – with assistance from the Homicide Squad – commenced inquiries before State Crime Command’s Criminal Groups Squad and Task Force Magnus took carriage of the investigation under Strike Force Hackenburg.

To date, six people have been charged and remain before the courts.

Following further inquiries, about 9am today (Tuesday 26 March 2024), strike force detectives executed a search warrant at a home in Glen Alpine, where they arrested a 23-year-old man.

The man was taken to Campbelltown Police Station where he is expected to be charged with murder.

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