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Farewell to woman shot by police outside Hungry Jacks

Just moments before a teenage girl with knife was shot dead by police at Hungry Jack's in Sydney's West Hoxton.
Just moments before a teenage girl with knife was shot dead by police at Hungry Jack's in Sydney's West Hoxton. Photo: Seven News

FAMILY and friends have said goodbye to Courtney Topic - the 22-year-old who police shot outside a western Sydney Hungry Jacks last week.

At a ceremony in the Sydney suburb of Bonnyrigg on Thursday her siblings Kristopher, Zachary and Brodie delivered an emotional eulogy.

Ms Topic was carrying a large kitchen knife when she moved towards police in the West Hoxton Hungry Jacks car park on February 10.

After using capsicum spray and a taser on Ms Topic police shot her in the chest.

A police critical incident team is investigating the shooting.

- APN NEWSDESK

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