Police have launched a critical incident investigation into the shooting death of a man at Lake Macquarie today.
As part of their inquiries into the stabbing death of a 27-year-old woman at Glendale yesterday, police attended a house in Vena Street just before 9am.
Officers confronted a 21 year-old man, who allegedly confronted them with a knife before he was shot by police.
The man died at the scene.
More details to come.