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Man shot by officers after police van rammed in Greenvale

He was treated by paramedics and taken to hospital in a serious condition with upper body injuries. Police do not believe the injuries are life-threatening.

None of the officers involved were seriously injured.

A crime scene has been established.

A crime scene has been established. Credit:Joe Armao

Another car, believed to have been driven by the suspect, down the road from the rammed police car.

Another car, believed to have been driven by the suspect, down the road from the rammed police car. Credit:Joe Armao

A black Volkswagen believed to have been driven by the offenders has also been cordoned off. It does not appear to be damaged.

Federal police arrived at the scene to assist Victoria Police, who are the lead investigators.

Greenvale is several kilometres away from Melbourne Airport.

Last year, tougher penalties came into effect for the offence of aggravated intentional exposure of an emergency worker to risk by driving.

The laws were passed in 2017, and mean that offenders cannot be sentenced to a community corrections order, but face a mandatory two-year minimum jail term, with a presumption against bail.

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