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Armed man shot dead by police after ‘attacking agents’ on Brisbane island

Armed man shot by police after ‘attacking cops’ on island paradise off Brisbane

  • Police called for disruption on Russell Island off the coast of Brisbane
  • Man charged officers during standoff and was shot several times and died

A man was shot dead by police when he charged them with a weapon during a standoff.

The man was shot several times by police around 9:15 on Sunday and died on the spot on Russell Island, off the coast of Brisbane.

Police said they had been called minutes earlier for a breakdown on Ranora Avenue and were confronted by the gunman when they arrived.

Paramedics treated the man on the spot, but he bled and died a short time later.

A man was shot dead by police when he charged them with a weapon during a standoff

A man was shot dead by police when he charged them with a weapon during a standoff

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