Man charged following investigation into critical incident in Dareton

A man has been charged following a critical incident investigation, into a police shooting in Dareton last week.

Just after 3.30pm on Friday 19 May 2017, police attached to Barrier Local Area Command were called to a home on Neilpo Street, following reports a man had been stabbed, NSW Police say.

On arrival officers were allegedly confronted by a man armed with knives.

An officer discharged a taser, as a second officer discharged his firearm, with the man sustaining injuries to his arm.

The officers treated the 41-year-old man at the scene until the arrival of NSW Ambulance paramedics who conveyed him to Mildura Base Hospital.

Inside the home, a 63-year-old man was found with a number of stab wounds.

He was also treated by NSW Ambulance paramedics before being taken to Mildura Base Hospital.

A crime scene was established and a Critical Incident Team began investigations into the incident.

Following investigations, the 41-year-old man appeared before Melbourne Magistrates Court yesterday, where an extradition order to New South Wales was granted.

today, he was extradited to NSW and taken to Dareton Police Station where he was charged with wound with intent to murder, use weapon to resist arrest, armed with intent, and assault police.

He was refused bail and is due to appear at Broken Hill Local Court tomorrow.

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