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.