Cops shoot man dead in Brisbane CBD ‘armed with knife’

Details of the incident are unclear but police have urged motorists to avoid the area. Two patients were reportedly assessed on scene.

A spokesperson for the Queensland Ambulance Service told “We did transport one patient with injuries to Royal Brisbane Hospital”, but would not confirm other details.

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.

A crime scene has been established, however, there is no longer a threat to the public.

More to come …


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