Man critical after being shot by Sydney police

A MAN is in a critical condition in a Sydney hospital after been shot during a confrontation with police on Tuesday morning.

The 45-year-old was hit in the chest after two officers went to a Macquarie Fields home at 1:20am to investigate reports of a domestic violence incident.

According to reports, the man drove off in and was pursued by police.


Officers are then said to have fired at him during a confrontation in the nearby suburb of Ingleburn.

He’s remains in a critical condition in Liverpool Hospital.

Investigations into the shooting are underway.