Man is in a 'critical condition' after police shot him in the street

Man is in a ‘critical condition’ in hospital after police shot him in the street following reports he was carrying a firearm

  • Assistant Chief Constable Paul Anderson said incident occurred on Hessle Road
  • He said the man had been reportedly in the street and in possession of a firearm
  • He was shot by police during the incident and is currently in a critical condition

A man is in a critical condition in hospital after he was shot by police in Hull, Humberside Police said.

Assistant Chief Constable Paul Anderson said the incident happened on Hessle Road in the early hours of Sunday morning.

Mr Anderson said: ‘There is currently a scene in place on Hessle Road, Hull, following a police incident in the early hours of this morning.

A man has been shot in Hessle Road by armed police in the early hours of Sunday morning (pictured)

‘Officers were deployed to the area after a report was received that a man was in the street and believed to be in possession of a firearm.

‘The man was shot by police during the incident and is currently in hospital in a critical condition. There were no other injuries sustained by anyone.

‘A mandatory referral has been made to the Independent Office of Police Conduct.’

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Mr Anderson added: ‘Officers were deployed to the area after a report was received that a man was in the street and believed to be in possession of a firearm’

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