Wieambilla shooting: Queensland Police officers among six dead in shooting, siege in rural Queensland

Queensland police killed ‘execution-style’, shooters lit grassfire when officer tried to flee

Key points

  • Six people have been killed on Monday night in a confrontation between four police and three people at a Queensland property.
  • Two police were killed in the siege, who have since been identified as Constable Matthew Arnold and Constable Rachel McCrow, both from Tara Station.
  • The four police officers were visiting the property at Wieambilla, about 300km west of Brisbane, in relation to a missing persons report.
  • An innocent neighbour was also killed in the crossfire.

Six people have been killed, including two police officers and an innocent bystander, during an incident at a remote property in Queensland.

Source: Wieambilla shooting: Queensland Police officers among six dead in shooting, siege in rural Queensland

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