Media Release: Police Shooting in Endeavour Hills

Release Date: Tuesday, September 23 2014, 11:16 PM

This is a joint media release between the Australian Federal Police and Victoria Police.

Police are currently at the scene of a police shooting in Endeavour Hills.

It is understood a Victoria Police member and an AFP member, from the Joint Counter Terrorism Team, met an 18-year-old man at Endeavour Hills police station on Heatherton Road in relation to an ongoing investigation.

It is believed an altercation has occurred about 7.45pm outside the police station, resulting in the stabbing of the two police members.

One of the officers has then discharged his firearm, fatally shooting the 18-year-old man.

Both police officers were taken to hospital and are in a stable condition.

Homicide Squad detectives are on scene and will investigate the incident on behalf of the Coroner.

As per standard protocol following a police shooting, Professional Standards Command members will oversee the investigation.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or visit www.crimestoppers.com.au