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.
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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