Western Australian man shot dead by police after stun gun 'proved ineffective'

Western Australian man shot dead by police after stun gun 'proved ineffective'
 

West Australian police have shot dead a man holding a knife, saying he was threatening two officers even after a stun gun was fired at him.
Acting deputy commissioner Paul Steel said he was confident the two police officers involved – a male sergeant and a female constable – acted within protocols and their training.
“Based on the information I have to date there is nothing that causes me concern,” he told reporters.
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27 May 2018 in World News, Views: 65
Source: Guardian
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