Police are at the scene of Sunday's fatal shooting at Ipswich train station.
Police are at the scene of Sunday's fatal shooting at Ipswich train station. Rob Williams

Family of man shot and killed at station ask for privacy

THE family of the man who died in Ipswich CBD yesterday afternoon has requested privacy "during this difficult time".

About 4pm yesterday officers were called to Ipswich train station on Bell St where they were confronted by the 24-year-old Riverview man, who was wielding a knife. 

The officers opened fire and the man died. 

A spokesman for Queensland police said the matter was under investigation by Ethical Standards Command on behalf of the State Coroner, and will be subject to oversight by the Crime and Corruption Commission.

"It would be inappropriate to comment further on the matter and at this time no further information will be provided," the spokesman said.

Any witnesses who may have seen the incident are urged to contact police.

READ MORE: Man identified in fatal police shooting at Ipswich station 

READ MORE: Public transport still suspended after station shooting



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