The man shot and died by police in an isolated area of Australia has been identified as 31-year-old John Howard.
Police have said he had an altercation with a female officer on Tuesday night, but the investigation is continuing.
An ambulance arrived to the location at about 4.45pm.
It took officers about 30 minutes to arrive.
A spokesman for the state police said Mr Howard was known to them and the matter was being investigated.
A statement from police said they were called to a man with a “disturbing” behaviour at about 3pm and the man, who was in a park, had a “threatening appearance”.
The police statement said the man was taken to a nearby hospital for observation.
The statement said it was believed the man had attempted to flee but had not been successful.
Mr Howard was described as being Caucasian and in his 30s, and had a large, white beard.
Police released a statement saying a search warrant was issued for a property in the area where the shooting occurred.
In a statement, the Australian Federal Police said they received a report at around 5pm that a man was shot in a residential street in Adelaide’s north-east.
Officers arrived at the location, in the village of East Lonsdale, and found a man lying on the ground with gunshot wounds to the chest.
He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Detective Inspector Tony Tappen said officers were called and spoke to the man who was later arrested.
“He was then taken to hospital for further treatment, but his injuries were not life threatening,” he said.
Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
Topics:crime,police,adelaide-5000,australiaFirst posted May 05, 2020 21:05:21Contact Adam HickeyMore stories from Australia