Police shoot man dead in Brisbane CBD after tourist stabbed

| 23.02,20. 05:23 PM |


Police shoot man dead in Brisbane CBD after tourist stabbed


The body of a man covered by a sheet after he was shot dead by police in the Brisbane CBD. (ABC News)


Police say he confronted officers shortly after attacking two overseas tourists
A 26-year-old tourist suffered a broken nose and a stab wound to his back

It is understood the attacker was still wielding a knife when officers shot him outside the Westin Hotel on Mary Street about 10:00am.
Detective Superintendent Tony Fleming said police believed the offender, aged in his mid-20s, acted alone.
He said the man confronted two overseas tourists, a man and a woman, with a knife.
The male tourist was struck in the face and suffered a broken nose and cut lip.

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