A man who was injured in a shooting at a poker table in Sydney has told the High Court that he will argue in court next week that the Premier League, the NSW Government and the NSW Police Force were involved in his death.
Key points:Mark Pascarella, 43, was shot in the head and left for dead on a NSW poker tableThe Premier League says it is investigating the incidentMr Pascatelli was on a night out with friends at a table at the Wynnum Bar in Newtown when the shooting occurredPolice say they will ask the court to order a review of the incident Mr Pascalla, who is being treated in hospital, told the court on Monday that he was on his way to a birthday party when he was approached by two men who asked for money.
“The gentlemen were obviously intoxicated and they asked for the money, which I refused, and they continued to ask for money,” he said.
“I got up and the two men came over to me and I said, ‘What are you doing?
Why are you here?'”
The two men proceeded to threaten me and to kick me and my friends around and said, I’m going to shoot you’.
“Mr Paccatelli said he tried to flee the scene, but was then shot in his head and face.”
They shot me in the chest, so I went to the bathroom and I had blood running down my arm,” he told the Court of Queen’s Bench.”
That was the only way I could get it out.
“The Premier and the Attorney-General have both been charged with murder in relation to Mr Paccana’s death, while the NSW Attorney-Elect has also been charged in relation.
The two officers involved have not yet been named.
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