Moment man is shot dead after setting himself on fire at McDonald’s car park

COPS shot a man dead after he set himself on fire and ran at them in a McDonald’s car park, um inquérito ouvido.

Shortly before, Omid Molayee, of Brisbane, Austrália, had poured petrol over his ex and threatened to set her alight, policiais dizem.

Omid Molayee set himself on fire before 'running' at cops

Omid Molayee set himself on fire before ‘runningat copsCrédito: NCA Newswire
He was shot dead by police in a McDonald's car park

He was shot dead by police in a McDonald’s car parkCrédito: NCA Newswire

Molayee, an Iranian migrant, was trying to reconcile his relationship with former partner Sara Pooya on the night he was killed.

Detective Sergeant Theresa Downey said Molayee had acted “com ciumes” towards Ms Pooyan before their split.

Molayee had moved in with Ms Pooyan and her three kids in 2019 after meeting online the year prior, relata o Mail.

Sergeant Downey told Brisbane Coroner’s Court Ms Pooyan ended their romance after Molayee accused her of cheating.

After she refused to reconsider, Sergeant Downey said Molayee doused Ms Pooyan, the carpet, the bed and himself in petrol andthreatened to set them on fire”.

Ms Pooyan then fled and called emergency services as Molayee left in his car.

Officers found him in a Mcdonald’s car park and surrounded the vehicle.

Cops tried to negotiate with him before he poured petrol over himself and set himself on fire, the inquest heard.

Sergeant Downey said Molayee wasentirely engulfed in flamesas emergency workers tried to extinguish the blaze.

But Molayee then hopped out of the car and started “corrida” at police who shot him dead.

Shocking footagewhich The Sun has chosen not to publishshows Molayee covered head to toe in flames before falling to the ground.

Sergeant Downey said gunning Molayee down wasjustifiable and reasonableand that an investigation into the police’s handling fpund no suggestion of misconduct.

Nineteen police officers are due to give evidence during the four-day inquest.

The inquest continues.