Man shot by police following disturbance at Qld servo

A man has been shot by police following a disturbance at a petrol station in Townsville in the early hours of this morning.

The incident occurred around 4.20am at a service station on Charters Towers Road.

Paramedics treated the man, believed to be aged in his 30s, at the scene for wounds to his abdomen & leg.


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He has since been transported to Townsville Hospital in a serious condition.

A section of Charters Towers Road is currently closed.

The investigation will be overviewed by the Ethical Standards Command.