Police shoot armed man at Tenterfield Station

ABOVE: Tenterfield Police Station after the shooting incident. Photo: JW Media

Police shot an armed man in Tenterfield today, Thursday, January 19 at about 5.45pm.

A 48 year old man went to Tenterfield Police Station and pointed a gun at officers.

He was shot by police.

Despite the efforts of responding police and paramedics, the man died at the scene.

A critical incident team from State Crime Command’s Homicide Squad will investigate the circumstances surrounding the incident including the discharge of a police firearm.

That investigation will be subject to independent review.

Anyone with information about this incident contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000.

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