A man is in a critical condition in hospital after he was shot by a police officer in the NSW southern highlands.
Police said the 22-year-old man was shot in the chest by a senior constable on Short Street at Bowral about 6am on Saturday.
Police said the shooting occurred after the man made threats against a number of officers.
They had been trying to negotiate with the man at the time of the shooting, police said in a statement.
The man was taken to Liverpool hospital where he is in a critical but stable condition.
Police are due to address the media at 1pm.