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Man dies after being shot by police in Sydney's south west



A 29-year-old man has died after being shot by police during a confrontation in Sydney's south west.

Police said they were called to a home in William Street, Yagoona, about 8.50am, after receiving reports of a domestic violence-related incident.

Officers were confronted by an armed man upon arriving at the scene.

At the Yagoona property they were confronted by an armed man.

"A taser was deployed before a police officer discharged his firearm," police said.

"Police immediately rendered first aid to the 29-year-old man until the arrival of NSW Ambulance paramedics."

The man was rushed to Liverpool Hospital in a critical condtion, but later died from his injuries.

A critical incident investigation has been launched. This will be subject to an independent review.

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