UPDATE: Police say the officer was "stabbed with an edged weapon”.
Otto Jungarrayi Sims (at left) a prominent senior man in Yuendumu, describes the reaction of the community to the fatal shooting by police of a 19-year-old. Meanwhile the police association says "our brave officers ... have encountered what was evidently a very volatile and unpredictable situation". ERWIN CHLANDA reports. At right: An angry crowd outside the Yuendumu police station last night.
OTHER UPDATES: The Central Land Council is calling for “an inquiry without delay that is independent of the NT police” and wants to see to see the body camera evidence • Reports that the dead man was on parole were in error.