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Man allegedly shot by police in Waikiki

Police have allegedly opened fire on a man in Waikiki on Sunday afternoon.

It’s understood police were called to a disturbance at a home on Mends Way about 2:45pm.

It was there, at the address, where police allegedly shot the man in the arm.

Neighbours say they heard up to three shots fired.

St John Ambulance took the man, under police guard, to Royal Perth Hospital where he has since undergone surgery.

The street remains an active scene tonight as the Major Crime division investigates the circumstances of the shooting.

The Internal Affairs Unit will manage the investigation.

More information as it comes to hand.

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