Australia police say they shot man who made stabbing gesture

SYDNEY (AP) — Police in the Australian city of Melbourne say they have shot a man who made stabbing gestures at two officers.

Victoria state police tweeted they initially responded to a report of a car fire in the city late Friday afternoon.

Police said the man who was shot was arrested and was taken to a hospital in critical condition.

Australian Broadcasting Corp. reported two other people had been treated for stab wounds.