Queensland police shoot man in Bowen station incident

| 09.10,19. 06:21 PM |

Queensland police shoot man in Bowen station incident

Photo: The Queensland Police Service confirmed the man was shot at the police station at about 2:30pm. (Supplied: Queensland Police Service)

A man has been shot by an officer at a police station in the north Queensland town of Bowen.
The Queensland Police Service confirmed the man was shot at Bowen Police Station about 2:30pm.
The Queensland Ambulance Service said paramedics treated a 36-year-old man at the scene and transported him to Bowen Hospital.
He is in a serious but stable condition and it is understood he is being airlifted to Townsville Hospital.
Nothing further is known about the extent of the man's injuries or how many times he was shot.
No police officers have been injured.
Police in Bowen are expected to hold a media conference about the incident later today.


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