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Update- Police officer fatally shot

17 Nov 2023 6:04am

Police are investigating a shooting incident at Senior in the states south-east during which two police officers and a suspect have been shot.

About 11.20pm on Thursday 16 November, police attended a property on Senior Road near the Victorian border to investigate an earlier incident.

Attending police were confronted by an armed suspect and a shooting incident has occurred.

One of the responding police officers sustained fatal gunshot wounds and despite the efforts of his colleagues and paramedics sadly died at the scene.

A second police officer received non-life threatening gunshot wounds and has been transported to Adelaide for treatment.

A third police officer at the scene was not physically injured and rendered assistance.

The alleged suspect was also shot by police and sustained serious life threatening injuries. He was treated at the scene and has since been flown to Adelaide where he remains under police guard.

Major Crime Detectives, Forensic Response Section and Internal Investigation Section are attending the scene.

There is no further threat to the community.