Hull police shooting: Man shot by armed officers

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Police arrived at Hessle Road, Hull, after receiving reports that a man in the street was in possession of a firearm in the early hours of Sunday morning

A man is fighting for his life in hospital after he was shot by police in Hull.

Humberside Police said the incident happened on Hessle Road in the early hours of Sunday morning, at around 2am.

Armed officers arrived at the scene and opened fire after receiving reports that a man was in possession of a firearm.

Pictures show a grey SUV vehicle parked in the middle of the road with a blue tent at the rear of the vehicle while forensics comb the scene.

6 police cars, including three large vans, block off the large 50 square metre cordon, which is in position from the Boulevard junction to Eton Street,

A cordon has been in place since 2am Sunday, December 15, between Boulevard and West Dock Avenue. The road is expected to be closed until this evening.  

No one else was harmed in the incident, the force has said. 

Assistant Chief Constable Paul Anderson said: "There is currently a scene in place on Hessle Road, Hull, following a police incident in the early hours of this morning.

Daily Mirror 

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