Man dead and woman injured after shooting

PUBLISHED: 14:39 19 July 2010 | UPDATED: 14:42 02 August 2010

ian clarke

A man has died and a woman has been taken to hospital following reports of a shooting in Norfolk.

A man has died and a woman has been taken to hospital following reports of a shooting in Norfolk.

The East of England Ambulance Service was called to an address in Oak Street Feltwell, near Brandon, at just before 11.15am to reports of a woman who had been shot twice in the head with a pistol.

An ambulance service spokeswoman said the woman, who is believed to be in her 40s, was conscious and taken by ambulance to Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge. Her condition is not thought to be life threatening.

Paramedics were then called back to the same address at just after 12.10pm to reports of a man in his 50s who had been shot. The man died at the scene.

The ambulance spokeswoman said a baby has also been treated by paramedics for a minor head injury. It is not thought the injuries are related to the gun shot incident.

Police confirmed that officers were called to an address at Oak Street Feltwell at 11.16am today after concerns were raised for the safety of a female.

Upon arrival at the scene, a woman was found with a head injury and was taken to hospital. The body of a male, believed to be the suspect, was located nearby a short time later.

His death is not being treated as suspicious and officers are not looking for anyone else in connection with this incident.

A Norfolk Constabulary spokeswoman said: “It's believed that the people involved in this incident were known to each other and there is no threat to the wider community.”

For further updates check the website later today and for full story see the EDP tomorrow.

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