By Alana Mazzoni For Daily Mail Australia
Published: 09:13 BST, 16 May 2019 | Updated: 10:09 BST, 16 May 2019
A man who was shot by police at a busy train station after he allegedly pulled a knife on officers has been charged.
Robert Hampton, 39, was speaking with officers after he failed to show a valid train ticket at Campbelltown Station, in Sydney's west, at 2.45pm on Wednesday when he allegedly drew a knife from his hoodie and lunged at them.
On Thursday Hampton was charged with wound person with intent to cause grievous bodily harm, use offensive weapon to prevent lawful detention, and travel or attempt travel without valid ticket.
He was tasered but allegedly continued trying to threaten police, and was eventually shot with a single bullet to his stomach.