Tuesday, 22 April 2008

Female cop dies in shooting

Police are being counselled after a female police officer died after a shooting incident at Mansfield in Brisbane this morning.

The incident was described as terribly distressing, but "not suspicious" and sources said the 35-year-old woman died after receiving a shot from a police pistol.

The shooting incident occurred at the Wecker Road police complex at Mansfield.

Paramedics were called to the scene just after 8am. The woman died at the scene. Her family is yet to be notified.

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