Man shot by police following noise complaint in Waurn Ponds

A man has been injured during a police shooting in Waurn Ponds overnight.

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Police attended a residential address on Willesden Drive after receiving a noise complaint just before midnight on 26 August.

Upon arrival, it is alleged police were confronted by a man armed with a tool.

The male allegedly charged at police before a police officer discharged their firearm, shooting the man in the lower body.

The 46-year-old man was taken to hospital in a stable condition.

Armed Crime Squad detectives will investigate the incident and urge anyone with information to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000. Alternatively, submit a confidential report online at