Queensland Police Acting Assistant Commissioner Stephen Hollands updates media about the shooting on Tuesday
Queensland Police Acting Assistant Commissioner Stephen Hollands updates media about the shooting on Tuesday

Man shot in head by police still in critical condition

A MAN shot during a dispute with police investigating a stolen lawn mower remains in a critical condition with head injuries.

Mitchell Jovic, 29, is in the Princess Alexandra Hospital intensive care unit after he was shot by police at a Rochedale South property on Tuesday morning.

Police allege Mr Jovic and another man were in a four-wheel-drive which suddenly accelerated at two officers, causing them to fire at the vehicle.

The 24-year-old passenger was questioned by police and released on Tuesday afternoon.

No charges have yet been laid against either man.

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