Police Shoot At Armed Man In A Sydney Park

A police officer has fired a shot at a man in Sydney's inner-west after reports he was wielding a knife.

Officers were called to Marrickville Park just before 3pm on Sunday after reports a man was armed with a knife, NSW Police confirmed to 10 daily.

Upon arrival officers confronted the man and a shot was fired, though no one was hurt, according to police.

Witnesses have reported seeing up to a dozen officers at the scene, located at the corner of Livingstone Road and Frazer Street.

Marrickville Park. Image: Google Maps

The man was taken to Newtown Police Station after being assessed at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital.

Initial inquiries suggest the incident is mental health related, police said.

A crime scene has been established and police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the incident.

More to come.

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