Man charged with attempted murder after police ‘shot at with sawn-off’

It will also be alleged officers used capsicum spray and a taser to subdue the person of interest and arrest him.

The nearby St Ursula’s College was notified and chose to go into lockdown.

Police said another man and woman of interest ran from the hotel when the struggle broke out and they were yet to be found.

The 34-year-old arrested man suffered a broken arm and was taken to hospital before being returned to the watchhouse.

He was later charged with a string of offences including attempted murder, dangerous conduct with a weapon, assault, resisting arrest, possessing dangerous drugs and serious assault of police.




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