Man fighting for life after being shot by police

Suzanne Simonot |

A man is fighting for life after he was shot by police near Brisbane.

The 40-year-old man was shot by police after officers attended a Croydon Road address in Logan Central about 1pm AEST on Wednesday following a disturbance.

Officers were allegedly threatened by the man before police discharged a firearm.

The man was treated at the scene by ambulance officers for life-threatening injuries before being transported to Princess Alexandra Hospital in critical condition.

A crime scene has been established while police investigations continue.

The Ethical Standards Command is also investigating the incident.