Shoalhaven News

Man dies in Nowra after being shot by police


A critical incident investigation is underway after police shot a man after two people were stabbed in Nowra on Saturday.

Police were called to a unit on Albert Street about 12.20pm, following a Triple Zero (000) call reporting a domestic violence-related incident.

Police arrived to find a woman suffering a stab wound to her neck. She was treated by NSW Ambulance paramedics before being airlifted to St George Hospital in a serious but stable condition.

A man was also located at the scene with a stab wound; he was taken to Shoalhaven Hospital in a stable condition.

Police on scene were approached by another man who was armed with a knife.

When the man threatened police, an officer discharged their firearm.

Police conducted CPR until paramedics took over; however, the man could not be revived.

A crime scene was established and a knife was seized, which will undergo forensic examination.

A critical incident team from the State Crime Command’s Homicide Squad will now investigate the circumstances surrounding the incident.

The investigation will also be subject to an independent review.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or

Information is treated in strict confidence.

Image: Glenn Ellard

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