Sydney, AAP – A man who was shot dead after allegedly threatening officers with a large kitchen knife in a Sydney police station is yet to be formally identified.
A sergeant with 24 years’ experience fired a single, fatal shot following a short confrontation with the man inside the foyer of the Quakers Hill police station on Tuesday morning.
A 12-year-old boy and several other officers were inside the foyer when the man entered, allegedly threatening the officer.
Police have not yet formally identified the man, believed to be in his 40s, and say his motive is not clear.
Quakers Hill police station will remain closed while investigations continue.