Australian band Bliss N Eso have released a statement after it was confirmed that a person was shot on the set of their music video in Brisbane today.
Police said a man was shot in what was referred to as a “workplace incident” around 2pm.
"During the filming of that scene, several firearms were used," Detective Inspector Tom Armitt said.
"At this point in time, Queensland Police are conducting a criminal investigation. We do not know specifically how those injuries occurred at this point in time and that'll be (the) subject of our investigation."
The band's management released the following statement:
We are able to confirm the death of a person occurred today at the filming of a Bliss n Eso music clip. The band were not on site at the time. The video production crew and our team are currently working with the police in their investigation and we are unable to provide further comment at this time. Please direct all media enquiries to the QPS Media Branch on 07 3364 6464.
– Bliss N Eso management
Filming took place at Brooklyn Standard in Eagle Lane.
Brooklyn Standard also released a statement on their Facebook:
The incident occurred during a film shoot at the venue, for which Brooklyn Standard had been wholly rented out, outside of opening hours. We would like everyone to know that none of our staff were involved in the incident and everyone is safe, and we are doing everything we can to help the police investigation at this time.
Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of the individual involved, and we appreciate your respect and understanding at this time.