A police officer has been killed and another injured in a shooting in South Australia. SA Police Commissioner Grant Siviens has identified the slain police officer as Brevet Sergeant Jason Doig, 53, who was killed in the line of duty on Thursday night. Doig and his partner responded to reports that on Thursday night a man, along with his partners, Michael Hutchinson and Rebekah Case, shot a dog near Bordertown, 240 kilometers south-east of Adelaide on the South Australian border with Victoria. was shot.
When the two arrived at the scene, they encountered a 26-year-old gunman, who shot and killed Doig. Stevens said his partner and paramedics tried to save Doig, but he died at the scene. Another policeman, 59-year-old Hutchinson, was also shot in this attack, but his condition is out of danger. After the attacker opened fire, the policemen also retaliated in which the 26-year-old suspect was shot and was taken to Adelaide for treatment.
“This is a tragic incident that will have an impact not only on the police but also on those in our community who rely on the police for their safety,” Stevens said. My only condolences to Doig’s family and we hope Michael makes a speedy recovery from his injuries. According to AS police, this was the first death of an officer on duty since 2002. Stevens said Doig had worked for SA Police in 1989 and his death would be investigated by the commission.