Homicide At Kilkivan

Police are investigating following an alleged homicide and subsequent police shooting in Kilkivan this afternoon, April 12.

Police were called to a Running Creek Road address just after 3pm following reports of a disturbance.

Upon arrival, a 55-year-old Kilkivan man was located with critical stab wounds. He was pronounced deceased at the scene a short time later.

A second person, a 42-year-old Kilkivan man, allegedly threatened attending officers with a knife and was subsequently shot by police.

He has been airlifted to Sunshine Coast University Hospital in a critical condition.

A crime scene has been declared at the address and police investigations are continuing.

This matter is under investigation by Ethical Standards Command with the investigation subject to oversight by the Crime and Corruption Commission.

If you have information for police, contact Policelink by providing information using the online suspicious activity form 24hrs per day at www.police.qld.gov.au/reporting or call 131 444.

Report crime information anonymously via Crime Stoppers. Call 1800 333 000 or report online at www.crimestoppersqld.com.au.

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