Details of the incident are unclear but police have urged motorists to avoid the area. Two patients were reportedly assessed on scene.
— 7NEWS Brisbane (@7NewsBrisbane) February 23, 2020
A spokesperson for the Queensland Ambulance Service told news.com.au: “We did transport one patient with injuries to Royal Brisbane Hospital”, but would not confirm other details.
Police shooting in brisbane, man with knife…
— Corporate Badass 🥊 (@Mike_Kwaaitaal) February 23, 2020
— Meg Purtell (@m_purtell) February 23, 2020
The shooting took place outside the Weston Hotel at approximately 10.20am.
“Never seen this many police cars and ambulances appear in minutes,” one witness posted to police.
“That was crazy. Police and ambo presence was so quick,” said another.
— Queensland Police (@QldPolice) February 23, 2020
A crime scene has been established, however, there is no longer a threat to the public.
More to come …