Man Shot by Police in Disturbance at Logan Central
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A 40-year-old man has been shot by police in Logan Central during a disturbance. The incident took place on Croydon Road, and the man allegedly threatened officers. The police responded by discharging a firearm and providing immediate first aid and CPR. The man’s condition is critical and he has been transported to the Princess Alexandra Hospital.
The Queensland Police Service has reported a shooting incident in Logan Central, where a 40-year-old man was shot.
The man had allegedly threatened officers, leading to the police’s response.
Upon arriving at the scene on Croydon Road, the police discharged a firearm and promptly provided first aid and CPR to the injured individual.
The exact number of shots fired has not been confirmed by the police statement.
Following the incident, the man was treated by the Queensland Ambulance Service (QAS) for life-threatening injuries and was urgently transported to the Princess Alexandra Hospital.
Ronak Prasad, who was present at a nearby Indian grocer at the time of the shooting, witnessed the aftermath but not the actual incident.
He described the sound of four loud bangs and the presence of numerous police vehicles.
Mr. Prasad expressed his shock, surprise, and slight fear upon hearing the gunshots, stating that it was his first experience with such a situation.
A crime scene has been established at the address on Croydon Road, and investigations by the Queensland Police Service and the Ethical Standards Command are underway.
- Police shoot a 40-year-old man in Logan Central
- Alleged threat towards officers prompts police response
- Immediate first aid and CPR administered
- Man in critical condition and taken to hospital
The shooting incident in Logan Central has left a 40-year-old man in critical condition, with multiple shots being fired by the police during a disturbance. Immediate medical attention was provided, and the injured individual was swiftly taken to the hospital. Investigations into the incident are ongoing.