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Sydney man Bradley Balzan shot dead by police after grabbing officer’s gun – ABC News

Bradley Balzan, 20, was being pursued by NSW Police officers at St Marys this morning when he grabbed a plain-clothed officer’s gun before being shot dead by a…

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A man being chased by police has been shot dead after grabbing an officer’s gun during a struggle in Western Sydney.
Key points:

  • 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.

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