There has been a major police operation taking place in Narraweena. Picture: Christian Gilles
There has been a major police operation taking place in Narraweena. Picture: Christian Gilles

Cop stabbed before officer opens fire

A Sydney police officer shot a man who had allegedly stabbed his colleague in the hand on Sydney’s northern beaches.

The officers had been called to a home on Warringah Road in Narraweena about 5.20pm when it’s alleged they were approached by a man holding a knife.

A police officer suffered a stab wound to his hand. Picture: Christian Gilles
A police officer suffered a stab wound to his hand. Picture: Christian Gilles

Police will allege the man hit an officer in the head with a fire extinguisher.

He is also accused of stabbing him in the hand.

The wounded officer’s colleague then drew his gun and shot the alleged stabber in the leg.

The man has been taken under police guard to hospital in a stable condition.

A man who allegedly attacked a police officer has been shot. Picture: Christian Gilles
A man who allegedly attacked a police officer has been shot. Picture: Christian Gilles

The officer was also taken to hospital in a stable condition.

Neither men sustained life-threatening injuries.

A crticial incident has been declared, with investigations into the circumstances ongoing.

More to come.

Originally published as Cop stabbed before officer opens fire



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