NEWSLETTER: Two people are shot by the police during a rapid chase near the NSW-Victoria border
- Victoria Police tried to stop a vehicle in Barnawartha North just before 3.30 pm
- The police reportedly shot the two passengers in the vehicle
- The Victoria Police said in a statement: & # 39; There is no threat to the community & # 39;
The police reportedly shot and injured two people the border between NSW and Victoria.
It was assumed that the Victoria police tried to stop a vehicle in Barnawartha North, about 24 kilometers west of Albury, just before 3.30 pm on Wednesday.
The shooting took place near Old Barnawartha and King Roads.
The gender, age and condition of the admission of two people is unknown.
It was assumed that the Victoria police attempted to stop a vehicle in Barnawartha North, about 24 kilometers west of Albury, just before 3.30 pm on Wednesday when the shooting took place (stock photo)
There have been reports of a large police presence at a gas station in Barnawartha, near the Hume Highway.
The police also established an exclusion zone at Richardsons Bend Nature Reserve after the incident.
Victoria Police said in a statement: & # 39; The investigation is ongoing and more information will be provided as soon as it is at hand. & # 39;
& # 39; There is no threat to the community. & # 39;
June Chilvers, a woman living near the incident, said she saw at least four police cars run past her grounds this afternoon.
& # 39; I saw them flying, four cars & # 39; s, & # 39; she said The Herald Sun..
& # 39; I saw them fly by. & # 39;
A man named Pedro contacted 3AW Drive and said he saw countless police cars coming from Wodonga south.
He also said that a few police cars had arrived from Wangaratta north.
More to come.
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