Police charge man after Barnawartha North police shooting

A man has been charged and will be extradited to Victoria following a police shooting in Barnwartha North last week.

The 30-year-old man faced court in Albury today after being charged with a number of offences, including:

• Intentional exposure of police officer to risk by driving;

• Aggravated intentional exposure of police officer to risk by driving;

• Damage to emergency service vehicle by reckless driving; and

• Assault police (indictable) x 7.

Extradition was granted and he was remanded to appear at Melbourne Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday, 19 June.

A 19-year-old man remains under guard in a Melbourne hospital.

The investigation into the incident, which occurred near the Old Barnwartha Road on 12 June, is being led by detectives from the Armed Crime Squad.

This investigation is being oversighted by detectives from Professional Standards Command, as per standard protocol when there is a police shooting.

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