(NWS) JUST IN: The ABC understands police were threatened with an axe and a knife when they tried to intercept the two men at Barnawartha North, near the New South Wales border #AceNewsDesk reports

#AceNewsReport – June.12: The men are in a serious condition in hospital after the shootings at Barnawartha North near the New South Wales border: It is understood when police tried to intercept the men about 3:00pm, the officers were threatened with an axe and a knife: Police then opened fire.

Police are expected to hold a media conference at the scene later tonight: Earlier, Victoria Police said the shootings happened when officers tried to stop a car on Old Barnawartha Road near Richardsons Bend camping ground on the Murray River.

In a statement, police said both men sustained “serious injuries” and had been taken to hospital: They said there was no threat to the community.

Developing story……………more soon

#AceNewsDesk report …………………..June 11, 2019 at 10:02PM // Ace Newsroom Live via https://ab.co/2WuzAYp

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