No weapons found in Grainger vehicle

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Grainger was shot dead in a red Audi Credit: ITV Granada

The IPCC has confirmed there were no weapons found in the vehicle in which Anthony Grainger was shot dead.

The police watchdog, called in as a matter of course when an officer discharges a firearm, confirmed two officers fired their weapons in the operation.

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Man shot dead named

Armed Greater Manchester Police officers shot a man dead after the car he was in was stopped in Culcheth, Cheshire. The incident, which took place on Saturday night, has been referred to the Independent Police Complaints Commission.