Man shot by police after brandishing knife in Sydney hospital

A MAN has been shot by police at a hospital in Sydney’s west.

The shooting occurred inside the Nepean Hospital after a man allegedly pulled out a knife about 4pm.

It’s understood the man was shot in the abdomen after making threats. His condition is not known.


The exact circumstances surrounding the incident are not yet clear.

No other person is believed to have been harmed during the ordeal.

A heavy police presence remains at the hospital.

No further information was available at the time of writing.

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Jaydan is a Digital News Producer at He was appointed Managing Editor of the Junee Southern Cross newspaper at the age of 17 and has since held positions in a number of newsrooms in New South Wales and Queensland. Jaydan joined the Hot Tomato Broadcasting Company in 2013 and has been keeping the Gold Coast up to date with the latest local, national and international news online at ever since. With almost ten years’ experience in both print and digital media Jaydan is committed to providing the best coverage during major news and weather events.

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