Teenager rushed to hospital after being shot by police

A teenager has been taken to hospital after he was reportedly shot by a Queensland police officer southwest of Brisbane.

Just after 2.30pm on Wednesday, two officers entered the the single level brick and tile home after reports of a domestic dispute between a father and his son in Springfield.

Police will allege a 16-year-old boy lunged at two officers with a knife and was shot in the upper right hand side of his body.

The officers worked to revive the teen on the driveway before paramedics arrived.

A male, reportedly shot by a Queensland police officer, has been taken to a Brisbane hospital in a serious but stable condition. Source: 7 News

Paramedics say the injured male was taken to the Princess Alexandria Hospital in a serious but stable condition with a gunshot wound to his upper body.

The Danube Crescent home quickly became a crime scene.

In aerial footage a police officer could be seen watching on as his colleagues examined equipment including a glock pistol and two magazines.

The officers were uninjured, while a man believed to be the boys father has gone with police to give a statement.

An investigation of the incident will be conducted by the Ethical Standards Command.


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