The Queen Street mall in Brisbane has been evacuated following reports of a man with a gun.
THE man accused of brandishing a gun in Brisbane's Queen St mall remains in hospital and was excused from appearing for his first court mention.
UPDATE: Police have confirmed that a man has been charged in relation to an incident at Brisbane City yesterday morning.
RETAILERS and customers hid in back rooms of Queen Street mall shops while police negotiated with a gunman on Friday afternoon.
News LATEST: THE gunman who shutdown Queensland's busiest shopping area was known to police and was reportedly threatening self-harm.