One dead in Sydney police shooting

One dead in Sydney police shooting

One dead in Sydney police shooting

A man has died after being tasered and shot during a confrontation with police during a welfare check.

Emergency services were called to a house in the inner-Sydney suburb of Glebe shortly before midnight on Wednesday night due to concerns for a man’s welfare.

Police allegedly encountered a 43-year-old man armed with a knife.

One officer used a Taser during the confrontation while another discharged a firearm.

Despite desperate efforts to revive him, the man died on the spot.

Police are at the scene Thursday morning.

A major incident team from the State Crime Command’s Homicide Squad will investigate all the circumstances surrounding the man’s death.

The investigation will be subject to an independent review.

A report will be prepared for Corona.

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