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Kangaroo shot four times for 'compassionate reasons' after accident with police van

Jasper Lindell
By Jasper Lindell
Updated May 18 2019 - 6:55am, first published May 17 2019 - 2:00pm

Police officers shot a kangaroo injured in a collision with a police van four times without killing the animal on Thursday night, before leaving it by the side of the road and driving off, with a ranger arriving two hours later.

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Jasper Lindell

Jasper Lindell

Assembly Reporter

Jasper Lindell joined the Times in 2018. He is a Legislative Assembly reporter, covering ACT politics and government. He also writes about development, heritage, local history, literature and the arts, as well as contributing to the Times' Panorama magazine on Saturdays. He was previously a Sunday Canberra Times reporter.

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