Police investigate fatal shooting involving CSNSW officers at Lismore

Police are investigating after the death of a man who was shot by corrective officers at Lismore.

Officers from Richmond Police District were called to Lismore Base Hospital about 7.30pm yesterday (Friday 15 March 2019), after reports of a shooting outside the hospital.

A 43-year-old man, who was in the custody of the Corrective Services NSW officers, had been shot.

Following the shooting he was taken into the hospital for treatment however died a short time later.

A crime scene has been established and investigations into the circumstances surrounding the incident have commenced.

Two Corrective Services officers are assisting police with inquiries.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence.

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