Armed man, 48, shot dead after storming a rural police station and pointing a gun at terrified officers
A 48-year-old man has been shot by police after he pointed a gun at officers at a rural police station.
The armed man approached officers at Tenterfield police station in northern NSW on Thursday at 545pm.
Officers from the New England Police District shot the man, before disarming him.
The armed man approached officers at Tenterfield police station in northern NSW on Thursday at 545pm
Despite the efforts of responding police and paramedics, the man died at the scene.
A critical incident team of officers from State Crime Command’s Homicide Squad will now investigate the circumstances surrounding the incident.
It will also look into the discharge of a police firearm.
The investigation will be subject to independent review.
Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000.
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