A number of roads remain closed as police deal with a siege situation in Thurmaston in Leicestershire.
Police were called to Manston Close shortly after 5.00pm this evening after reports gunshots were fired.
Police say a lone gunman is locked inside a property and specialist officers are on scene.
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