Nineteen-year-old Indigenous man dies after NT police shooting

A 19-year-old Indigenous man has died after he was shot by police in the Northern Territory.

File image of Yuendumu in central Australia.

File image of Yuendumu in central Australia. Source: AAP

A young Warlpiri man has died after being shot by police in the central desert community of Yuendumu overnight.

The community is calling for justice after hearing news that a 19-year-old man has died after being shot on Saturday night in the central desert community of Yuendumu, around 4.5 hours north-west of Alice Springs.

"We are all sad here in Yuendumu today. We have lost a beautiful young fella," Warlpiri elder Ned Hargraves told NITV News.

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"We want justice."


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Published 10 November 2019 at 9:10am
By Rachael Hocking
Source: NITV News