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Man shot by police after barricading inside petrol station ‘with a gun’ during an hours-long siege 

Man is shot by police after barricading himself inside a petrol station ‘with a gun’ during an hours-long siege

  • The injured man has been rushed to hospital in Brisbane
  • Heavily-armed specialist police were at the scene
  • Dozens of emergency vehicles surrounded the premises


An allegedly armed man has been shot by police after an hours-long siege where he barricaded himself inside a petrol station.  

Nearby businesses on Compton Road in the Brisbane suburb of Stretton were evacuated on Monday afternoon while police attempted to negotiate with him.

Heavily-armed specialist police were at the scene as there were fears the man was armed with a gun. 

Dozens of emergency vehicles, including police and ambulance, surrounded the servo (pictured)

Dozens of emergency vehicles, including police and ambulance, surrounded the Liberty Fuels service station, with a police helicopter overhead.

Police officers were also in position at the back of the business.  

Traffic was diverted traffic and the police asked motorists to avoid the area.

A large exclusion zone was put in place.

More to come 

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