Sixteen-year-old boy shot by police in Brisbane

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According to reports by, a teenage boy was today shot by police in the southwest of Brisbane. 

The 16-year-old is believed to have rushed towards officers with a knife, while at a home in Danube Crescent, Springfield. 

Police opened fire and the teenager was hit at least once in the upper body. He is reportedly in a serious but stable condition.

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Written By Stephanie Nuzzo