Knife-wielding man is shot by police in a shopping centre car park 

A knife-wielding man has been shot by police in a horrific ordeal at a shopping centre car park.

The terrifying encounter occurred outside of Lilydale Market in northeast Melbourne on Tuesday morning.

Victoria Police were called to the marketplace around 8.30am after a man armed with a knife was reported on Hutchinson Street. 

Victoria Police shot the man and he received an injury to his upper body.

He is receiving medical treatment at the scene.

Police and emergency services remain on the scene at Lilydale. 

The incident is currently under investigation and is being overseen by Professional Standards Commands.

More to come 

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