6 August, 2023

Police shooting death

A man was shot by police officers at a Margaret Street residence in Burpengary East on Saturday afternoon.

Police shooting death - feature photo

Police officers were executing a search warrant and were attempting to take the man into custody.

It is alleged at 5.20pm officers were threatened by the 29-year-old man before police discharged their firearm.

Immediate first aid and CPR were provided however the man was declared deceased at the scene.

A crime scene was established and police investigations continue.

This matter is under investigation by Ethical Standards Command on behalf of the State Coroner, with the investigation subject to oversight by the Crime and Corruption Commission.


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