Man Shot Dead After Reports He Was Firing At People With A Rifle

Queensland police officers have fatally shot a man they confronted over reports he was shooting at vehicles and people with a rifle.

A search for the 40-year-old man was sparked by reports to police around 8.30pm on Saturday that he was armed and travelling in the area.

The man was critically injured by police after allegedly firing at them when he was discovered at a home on Sunday morning.

He was declared dead at the scene and the incident is being investigated internally, under the supervision of the Crime and Corruption Commission.