Airlie Beach man shot dead by police

Police were on Shute Harbour Rd at Airlie Beach about 12.20 am Saturday when they were approached by a man in his 20s.

A man is interviewed by police after allegedly posing as a 14-year-old boy to groom young girls for sex. Video: Qld Police Service

Police were on Shute Harbour Rd at Airlie Beach about 12.20 am Saturday when they were approached by a man in his 20s.

The man allegedly advanced at officers armed with a knife and was subsequently shot. 

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