Police update 1: Man shot after Walloon siege

A man has been shot by police following an overnight siege at Walloon.

Police attended a rural property on Kingsley Street at around 2.50am (November 1).

The 55-year-old man held police at bay, allegedly intermittently firing at officers, with an emergency declaration made under the Public Safety Preservation Act at 8.50am.

It will be alleged at around 11.35am the man fired at police and was shot.

The man was transported to the Princess Alexandra Hospital where he underwent surgery.

The Ethical Standards Command is investigating with the assistance of the Crime and Corruption Commission.

The emergency declaration was revoked this afternoon.

Earlier – mypolice.page.link/yHYd

Police have made an emergency declaration under the Public Safety Preservation Act (PSPA) in relation to an incident taking place in Walloon.

At 2.50am today (November 1) police attended a rural property on Kingsley Street in relation to a welfare check on a man.

Upon arrival, police attempted to locate a man who they believed to be in a shed by himself.

After negotiations an emergency situation was declared at 8.45am after the man, who is armed, fired several shots, including at police.

The area declared includes, Haigslea Amberley Road, Bell Street, Kingsley Street, Kinmouth Street, Station Lane, Short Street and Stocks Lane.

Specialist police are in attendance and police continue to attempt to negotiate with the man.

Motorists and pedestrians are advised to avoid the area. Traffic diversions are in place.

There is no further information available at this time.

If you have information for police, contact Policelink by providing information using the online suspicious activity form 24hrs per day at www.police.qld.gov.au/reporting.

You can report information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers, a registered charity and community volunteer organisation, via crimestoppersqld.com.au 24hrs per day.

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