Friday, 6 May 2016

Ilton fatal shooting: Charlie Broadway wanted by police


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Charlie BroadwayImage copyrightAvon and Somerset Police
Image captionPolice say Charlie Broadway is "potentially armed" and "should not be approached"
A man who may be armed with a gun is wanted by police after a shooting in Somerset left one man dead and another injured.
Charlie Broadway, 23, "poses a risk to the public and should not be approached", police said.
Detectives said two men were shot at a property near Ilton, just before 20:00 BST on Thursday.
One of the men died at the scene. The second suffered "non life-threatening" injuries.
A 28-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the shooting but Mr Broadway remains at large.

'Dangerous situation'

Officers said they believed the "serious incident involving a firearm" was of a "domestic nature".
The shooting took place at Chubbards Cross caravan site.
Chubbards Cross caravan site
Image captionArmed officers are looking for Mr Broadway
Ch Supt Jon Reilly, from Avon and Somerset Police, said: "We're using all necessary resources to trace 23-year-old Charlie Broadway in connection with these offences.
"Due to the gravity of what happened, Charlie Broadway is potentially armed and as a result poses a risk to the public.
"I would like to reassure your listeners, obviously we have a number of armed officers on the ground and we're using other specialist resources such as the helicopter in addition to a large team of detectives.
"But obviously a firearm has been used and we wouldn't want the public to approach Charlie."
Force incident manager Rob Pearson added: "It is a very tricky and dangerous situation. There are lots of police officers working now to try and catch him."

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