Armed man is shot dead by police after ‘charging at officers’ on a paradise island off the coast of Brisbane

  • Police called to disturbance on Russell Island off the coast of Brisbane
  • Man charged at officers during standoff and was shot multiple times and died 

A man has been shot dead by police as he charged at them with a weapon during a standoff.

The man was shot multiple times by police about 9.15am on Sunday and died at the scene on Russell Island, off the coast of Brisbane.

Police said were called to a disturbance on Ranora Avenue minutes earlier and were confronted by the armed man when they arrived.

Paramedics treated the man at the scene but he bled out and died a short time later.

A man has been shot dead by police as he charged at them with a weapon during a standoff

A man has been shot dead by police as he charged at them with a weapon during a standoff

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