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Police in southwest England said six people, including the suspected attacker, had died in a “serious shooting incident” in the city of Plymouth on Thursday. Devon and Cornwall police said in a statement on Twitter that two women and two men were found dead in the city’s Keeham area, and another injured woman died in hospital. It is believed that all of them were shot in the firing incident. The suspected assailant is also believed to have shot himself during the shootout. He was known locally as Jake Davison.
The police have declared it a “critical incident”. The area has been cordoned off.
According to the police statement, “Devon and Cornwall Police would like to emphasize that this does not appear to be an incident related to terrorism. The area has been cordoned off and the police are not looking for anyone else in connection with the incident.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson tweeted, “My thoughts are with the family and friends of those killed in the horrific incident last night in Plymouth.”
UK Home Secretary Priti Patel tweeted, “The Plymouth incident is shocking and my thoughts are with the victims. I spoke to the head constable and expressed my full cooperation. I request everyone to remain calm, follow the advice of the police and let the emergency services do their job.
Luke Pollard, MP from Plymouth, tweeted: “Police confirm six killed in shooting at Keyham, Plymouth. Many injured are being treated in the hospital. It’s very frightening.”
Emergency services personnel, including air ambulances and senior doctors, reached the spot after the incident at 6.10 am local time.
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