Man dies in Bradford shooting

A 49-year-old man has died at his home in Bradford from gunshot injuries after a struggle with police who were on a drugs raid.

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Bradford shooting: IPCC liasing with family

West Yorkshire Police have released the following statement: "Unarmed officers from West Yorkshire Police were at the house to execute a drugs warrant.

"An IPCC investigator was deployed to the scene following a referral from the force. The IPCC is also liaising with members of the deceased man’s family. He has yet to be formally identified."

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Independent Police Complaints Commission called in after shooting in Bradford

A 49-year-old man has died at his home in Bradford from gunshot injuries after a struggle with police who were on a drugs raid.

It happened on Buckingham Crescent in the Clayton area of the city just after one o'clock yesterday.

All the officers, who had a drugs warrant, were unarmed. When they went into the house there was a struggle, a firearm was discharged and the man received fatal injuries and died at the scene.

The Independent Police Complaints Commission has been informed and is at the scene.

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