Photo Story: Man shot by police at Campbelltown train station in Sydney

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A general view shows the scene of a shooting at Campbelltown Train Station, in the south west of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

According to media reports, a man was rushed to hospital after police reportedly shot him outside a train station in Sydney’s south-west.

Initial reports suggest the man allegedly threatened officers with a knife resulting in an altercation with police and suffering a single gunshot wound to his stomach area.

The shooting happened in broad daylight next to the busy train station as students from a nearby high school headed home.

Man reportedly shot by police at train station in Sydney's south-west

A street next to the station was taped off by police and medical equipment was seen lying in the middle of the road.

NSW Police have launched a critical incident investigation, which will probe the circumstances surrounding the shooting.

NSW Transport said services were running as normal in and out of Campbelltown station and buses were not impacted.

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