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