NCA Newswire/ Gaye Gerard

Man Shot Dead By Police At Inner Sydney Home

A man has died in a police shooting in inner Sydney on Wednesday evening. 

Emergency services were to a Franklyn Street home at around 11:50PM to perform a welfare check on a man. 

When they arrived at the scene, police were confronted by a 43-year-old man allegedly holding a knife. 

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One of the officers fired a taser at the man while the second officer fired a gun. 

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Paramedics were called to the scene where they attempted to great the man who died a short time later. 

A full investigation has been launched into the man’s death as police await a report from the coroner. 

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