Officers shoot man on Russell Island after disturbance on Ranora Avenue this morning

Police shoot man on Russell Island

Police officers shot a man dead during an incident on Russell Island this morning.

Police were called to a disturbance on Ranora Avenue about 9am, where they opened fire on the man.

A Queensland Police spokesman said a crime scene had been established as investigations were ongoing.

The Queensland Ambulance service said paramedics were called to reports of a gunshot wounding at 9.18am.

They treated a man for critical injuries at the scene. A spokesman said hospital transport was not required.