December 12, 2019

Fatal police shooting at Deception Bay

A man has died after he was shot by police in Deception Bay this afternoon.

Around 2.10pm, a male senior constable and a female constable attended a caravan park on Deception Bay Road after reports that a man armed with knives was making threats.

During a confrontation with police, officer discharged their firearm, fatally injuring the man.

As is standard procedure following a police-involved shooting, the Ethical Standards Command is investigating.

Support is being provided to the officers involved.

If you have information for police, contact Policelink on 131 444 or provide information using the online form 24hrs per day.

You can report information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers, a registered charity and community volunteer organisation, by calling 1800 333 000 or via crimestoppersqld.com.au 24hrs per day.

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