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Australian police shoot man armed with butcher's knife after lunging at officer with knife.

A man has been shot dead in a confrontation with police at a post office in Warners Bay on Wednesday afternoon.

Police confirmed the man, who was a postal worker, died at the scene after a
police firearm was discharged after he allegedly threatened staff with a
butcher's knife.

Police shot the man three times about 3.20pm on Wednesday.
Two officers, who appear to be in plain clothes, first approached the
man in the carpark before they follow him down a back lane.

The man with the knife disappears out of view before returning with the
knife raised above his head as he moves quickly towards one of the
officers.

He gets close to that officer before he is shot and falls to the ground.

Police confirmed the man had died and an investigation was underway to determine the events leading up to the shooting.

In a video that purports to show the man's final moments be


Added: Sep-9-2015 Occurred On: Sep-9-2015
By: Testah
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Tags: Police, Shooting, Australia
Location: Warners Bay, New South Wales, Australia (load item map)
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