The investigation into the shooting incident in Marlborough yesterday is ongoing.
The alleged offender remains in hospital in a stable condition and the Independent Police Conduct Authority have been notified of the incident.
"Police are concerned that some reporting on the incident is incorrect," says a police spokesperson.
"Inquiries to date show that the accused was shot in the arm after he threatened Police with a knife.
"After being shot the accused has then tried to get into a Police vehicle and flee.
"The accused was challenged by Police staff, arrested and first aid was given."