A man being chased by police has been shot dead after grabbing an officer’s gun during a struggle in Western Sydney.
- Police said Bradley Balzan was pursued in St Marys after he was “acting suspiciously”
- His family expressed their devastation that the 20-year-old tradesman had been killed
- An investigation with the Law Enforcement Complaints Commission will follow
The plainclothes officer’s gun was fired during the scuffle at St Marys, prompting a second officer to open fire on the suspect.