Sydney: man with large knife lunged at police before being shot dead

Becoming a regular event…

Becoming a regular event…

UPDATE: Not terrorism, just a tragic random incident – deceased was David Petersen from Quakers Hill.

Probably just ‘mentally ill’.

Police have shot dead a man after he allegedly threatened officers with a knife at Quakers Hill police station in Sydney’s north-west, Fairfax Media understands.

Paramedics were called to Lalor Road following reports of the shooting in the police station foyer just after 10.30am on Tuesday.

The man, aged in his 40s, is believed to have threatened officers with a knife, before he was shot once in the shoulder and critically injured.

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