Plymouth shooting: Child among six killed 2 months ago

Plymouth shooting: Child among six killed

Three females and three men were killed in the shooting in Keyham.

A child is believed to be among six people who have died after a shooting in Plymouth.

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Devon and Cornwall Police said two females and three males died at the scene in the Keyham district, while one female died shortly after in hospital.

One of the men is believed to be the suspected offender, Sky News reported.

The force added: "The area has been cordoned off and police are not looking for anyone else in connection with the incident.

"Investigations are continuing into the incident and disruption to the road network in the Keyham will remain throughout the night."

The victims have not been publicly named but relatives have been informed.

Luke Pollard, MP for Plymouth Sutton and Devonport wrote on Twitter that one of the victims was a child under the age of 10.

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"I'm utterly devastated that one of the people killed in the Keyham shooting was a child under ten years old," he wrote.

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Pollard said more people were being treated for their injuries in hospital.

Plymouth Moor View MP Johnny Mercer earlier said the incident was "not terror-related".

Police appealed to the public not to speculate about the circumstances surrounding the shootings or share pictures of the scene on social media or anywhere else.

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Police were called to Biddick Drive at about 6.10pm Thursday. The South Western ambulance said they were called to the scene a few minutes later.

"Hazardous Area Response Teams (HART), multiple ambulances, air ambulances, multiple doctors and senior paramedics" are all in attendance, it said in a statement.