‘There was no time or opportunity for the officers to use a lower force,’ says coroner about police shooting of Melbourne teenager who stabbed two officers

A police officer had no choice but to shoot dead a radicalised Melbourne teenager who launched a stabbing attack on another officer, a coroner has found.

Numan Haider, 18, died instantly when shot in the head on 23 September 2014 after stabbing two counter-terrorism officers who had arranged to meet him outside Endeavour Hills police station.

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