Man shot by police at Woree after allegedly stealing police car

March 27, 2024 11:10 am in by
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A 21-year-old man has been shot multiple times by police at Woree.

Police were initially called to a Westcourt address at 5.30am this morning, following reports of an incident involving distressed woman.

It’s alleged the man threatened officers with weapons at round 8.00am at Westcourt, before stealing a marked police vehicle.

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Police pursued the vehicle and intercepted it at Sondrio Street in Woree, where the man was allegedly shot by a police officer multiple times.

He has been taken to Cairns Hospital, conscious and in a stable condition.