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Man dies after police shooting

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UPDATE Sunday 5:55pm
A 27-year-old man has been shot by police this afternoon after officers were called to One Mile at Ipswich following reports of a man armed with a firearm.
 
Police were called around 11.15am to Ernest Street, where an emergency declaration under the Public Safety Preservation Act was made at around midday.
 
Police attempted to negotiate with the man and it will be alleged police were threatened and the man shot at around 12.30pm.
 
He was treated at the scene however passed away a short time later.
 
This incident is under investigation by Ethical Standards Command on behalf of the State Coroner. The investigation is subject to oversight by the Crime and Corruption Commission.
 
The declaration was evoked around 2pm however Ernest and Woodford streets were declared crime scenes and public access is restricted.
 
Police are appealing for anyone with any information which could assist with the investigation to contact them.
 

Earlier: A man has been shot by police following a disturbance at One Mile this afternoon.
 
Police were called to Ernest Street around 11.15am following reports of a man armed with a gun.
 
An emergency declaration under the Public Safety Preservation Act was made just before midday with residents in Ernest and Woodford streets required to stay indoors. 
 
The declaration was evoked around 2pm.
 
Police have declared Ernest and Woodford streets crime scenes and public access is restricted.