Man shot by police after assault on woman in Gladstone Park

A man had died following a police shooting in Gladstone Park this afternoon.

About 3.30pm police were called to parkland in Katrina Drive after reports of a man assaulting a woman.

Upon police arrival, members have discharged their firearm resulting in the death of a male.

The woman is in a critical condition.

Homicide Squad detectives will investigate the incident which will be oversighted by Professional Standards Command, as per protocol when a police firearm is discharged.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential report online at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au

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