Gunman shot dead by police in Queensland

Police shot and killed a man who was allegedly walking through a suburb queensland street armed with a gun.

Officers were called to Ernest Street in the Ipswich suburb of One Mile at 11:15 a.m. following reports of a 27-year-old man wandering around with a gun.

Police tried to negotiate with the man, but they say he threatened officers who then shot him around 12:30 p.m.

Queensland Police fatally shoot a gunman in Ipswich.
Queensland Police shot the man, who was armed with a pistol. (9News)

He was treated at the scene but died.

An emergency declaration was made to keep residents of Ernest Street and Woodford Street indoors.

The order has since been revoked.

Queensland Police fatally shoot a gunman in Ipswich.
Queensland Police at the scene where a man was walking with a gun. (9News)

Ernest Street and Woodford Street have been declared crime scenes, police said.

This shooting is being investigated by the Ethics Standards Command.

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