A third officer at the scene was unharmed and able to assist.
Major Crime detectives, along with members of the Forensic Response and Internal Investigation sections, are now en route to the property to conduct a thorough investigation into the tragic incident.
South Australia’s Police Commissioner, Grant Stevens, is currently at Bordertown and is expected to address the media later today.
Senior Constable Gen Cullinan, in a statement to ABC Radio Adelaide, said: “We were called to that address to reports of an incident. At this stage, we won’t go into the reasons as to why we were there.”
“The commissioner [Grant Stevens] has made his way to Bordertown together with Major Crime detectives, and they will be attending and assessing the scene and speaking with, obviously, our colleagues in the communities there.”
Authorities are assuring the community that there is no further threat to public safety.
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