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29 May, 2017, 10:46
A police officer has been fatally gunned down after pulling over a vehicle west of Brisbane, with a major manhunt underway to find the killer.
About 4pm the first reports emerged that the officer had died.
The armed man is still on the run and police are warning locals to stay indoors.
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It's believed officers were shot at during a police pursuit in the Lockyer Valley after trying to pull over the "wanted man", just before 2pm on Monday.
Police could not confirm the identity of the victim but say they were responding an incident in the region.
Members of the public are being advised to avoid the area surrounding Wallers Road, Forestry Road, Ringwood Road and Fords Road.
This was followed by what Mr Lyons described as gunfire that "sounded like a machinegun" and what he thought sounded like pistol shots in return.
He said he then heard gunfire.
The Queensland Ambulance Service said paramedics were responding to the incident at Seventeen Mile, east of Toowoomba and 115km west of Brisbane, which occurred at 2.20pm.
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