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Man is shot dead by Queensland police in a McDonald’s carpark

Man is shot dead by police in a McDonald’s car park after setting himself ON FIRE and charging at officers

  • A 43-year-old man was shot dead by police in Sunnybank Hills, Queensland 
  • The man poured fuel on himself before setting himself on fire at a carpark 
  • Officers opened fire on the burning man after he began charging towards police

A 43-year-old man has been shot dead by police after he allegedly set himself on fire and charged towards officers. 

Emergency services were called to a home on Wynne St in Sunnybank Hills, in Brisbane’s south on Monday night, after receiving reports a man was dousing himself with fuel. 

Officers located the man at 10pm at a McDonald’s carpark on McCullough St, where he set himself alight and began running towards police. 

A 43-year-old man was shot dead by police after he allegedly set himself on fire at a McDonald’s car park in Sunnybank Hills, south of Brisbane on Monday night

A police officer opened fire on the burning man before extinguishing him and attempting first aid. 

He died a short time later.   

The Ethical Standards Command will investigate the incident on behalf of the coroner.

 

 

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