Australia Man shot by police after elderly man 'attacked with a sword'

02:20  26 march  2020
02:20  26 march  2020 Source:   9news.com.au

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Police were investigating the serious assault in Endeavour Hills when the pursuit was initiated about 9 pm after a yellow Hyundai believed to be connected to the attack was sighted several times in surrounding suburbs.

Police deployed stop sticks to bring the vehicle to a halt in Pakenham Upper and officers approached the driver.

The driver, believed to be a man in his 30s, got out of the car and threatened police while armed with knives.

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Officers discharged a firearm and the man suffered a gunshot wound to his leg.

Acting Superintendent Mark Langhorn said police had "no choice" but to fire the weapon.

"The man who was shot by police was involved in a family violence incident," he said.

"He broke into a house and assaulted an elderly gentleman with what we believe is a sword."

The offender also suffered gashes to his head and was taken to The Alfred hospital for treatment.

The incident remains under investigation by the Armed Crime Taskforce and the Professional Standards Command, as per protocol when a police firearm is discharged.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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