Inner west shooting, Man shot by police at Croydon in Sydney’s inner west – Authorities are investigating after a man has been shot by police at Croydon in Sydney’s inner west. SNBC is working to gather further information. It happened at a service station this morning around 10:00. It is believed it happened following a pursuit.
He was transported to the hospital with gunshot wounds to his upper leg and wrist. According to report, the man is in a serious but stable condition. At approximately 10 in the morning, officers in Erskineville stopped a Ford Falcon that was reported stolen earlier this month, according to the police. The male passenger exited the vehicle and ran away from the scene before the police caught up with him and followed him. After then, the motorist sped at the police, who responded by firing their weapons.
A short time later, the passenger, who was 38 years old, was taken into custody after being chased by police. The Mascot Police Station is where he is now being held. The vehicle was discovered by the police in Croydon at a service station, which was also the location where the driver, who was 36 years old, received medical treatment for gunshot wounds.
** Man shot and killed after threatening police officers **
A man was shot and killed by police officers after they say he attacked them with a knife when they arrived to investigate a stabbing that had reportedly occurred there. The incident took place just after lunchtime on Saturday in Nowra, when police were dispatched to an apartment on Albert Street in response to reports of a domestic conflict in the area. When the police came, they were confronted by a man armed with a knife, and one of the policemen fired a shot at the suspect.
He was pronounced dead at the scene. A woman who had been stabbed in the neck was airlifted to St. George Hospital where her condition was described as serious but stable. In the meantime, a man who was also sustained injuries from stabbing was transported to Shoalhaven Hospital, where his condition remained stable. At this time, an investigation into the events leading up to the occurrence will be carried out by a critical incident team from the Homicide Squad of the State Crime Command.