Channel 9 - following the shooting of a business man in Brisbane during the week a "person of interest" was found standing beside his car with a weapon outside a local Valley cop shop, where he shot himself dead.
POLICE are investigating whether a man found shot dead outside a police station is linked to a fatal shooting in inner-city Brisbane which occurred yesterday.More here.
At about 8pm last night police were following a vehicle of interest through Laidley, a town west of Brisbane, before losing sight of it.
Queensland Police Union president Ian Leavers said two officers then arrived at the Spicers St station to find the man next to the car with a firearm, before he took his life.
Good grief. Now I've heard everything. Because the man killed himself outside the police station the death is being treated as a death in cutody. He wasn't under arrest. This is how you skew statistics.
Oh, and there's one less paedophile thieving oxygen tonight. Robert "Dolly" Dunne died in prison . My friend was working at the prison when Dunne was brought it (she was also there when
More on the murder/suicide, as Egg mentioned in comments, it appears to have been a custody/divorce issue, the murderer is believed to be the victim's brother-in-law.
Mr Foot was killed with a single shot to the face from a high-powered rifle.
Police believe his assassin was a former brother-in-law, who later committed suicide outside a police station in Laidley, west of Ipswich.
Friends say the tragic murder-suicide was motivated by a bitter custody battle with Mr Foot's ex-wife, Amanda Hoolahan, for the couple's 18-month-old son.
Mr Foot and Ms Hoolahan, who was his second wife, were married only briefly. Mr Foot also had two daughters, aged 14 and 18, from his previous marriage.
Those poor kids.