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Investigation underway after police shoot armed man in NSW town

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Police have shot an armed man in the New South Wales town of Tenterfield.

Police said the 48-year-old man went to Tenterfield Police Station and pointed a firearm at officers before he was shot about 6pm on Thursday.

Police and NSW ambulance paramedics tried to save the man but he died at the scene.

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Police will investigate the circumstances surrounding the incident, including the discharge of a police firearm.

That investigation will be subject to independent review.

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