Monday, 15 December 2014

Martin Place Siege Injuries and deaths Police report

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Martin Place siege - victim update

Tuesday, 16 December 2014 11:14:26 AM
Police have released the details of the injured victims from the Martin Place siege.
For welfare reasons and the conduct of the Critical Incident Investigation names, residential and hospital details will not be released at this time.
Those hostages injured in the siege were not only treated on the scene but also at various hospitals.
Those who died include;
A 50-year-old man was pronounced deceased at the scene. A man, aged 34, and a woman, aged 38, were also pronounced deceased after being taken to hospital.
The injured are;
A 75 year-old female who received a gunshot wound to the shoulder – stable condition.
A 52 year-old female who received a gunshot wound to the foot – stable condition.
A 43 year old female with a gunshot wound to the leg – stable condition
A 39 year old male who received a minor facial injury due to gunshot – treated at hospital and discharged.
A 35 year old pregnant female assessed for health and welfare purposes - stable.
A 30 year old pregnant female assessed for health and welfare purposes – stable.
NSW Health advise that if you experience persistent issues that interfere with your life you are encouraged to talk to your General Practitioner or health care provider.

In NSW you can contact your local mental health service via the NSW Mental Health Line on 1800 011 511.

Further information and resources are available at:

http://www.health.nsw.gov.au/emergency_preparedness/mental/Pages/default.aspx
For specific information on how to support children in response to this event, please see the following resource prepared by the Australian Child and Adolescent Trauma, Loss and Grief Network: http://helpingkidswithtrauma.blogspot.com.au/
Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page: https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au/ Information you provide will be treated in the strictest of confidence. We remind people they should not report crime information via our Facebook and Twitter pages.

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