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.

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Shooting family demand answers

The family of man shot dead by police say they need answers about the circumstances surrounding his death. 36 year old Anthony Grainger was shot by an armed officer from Greater Manchester Police in the Cheshire village of Culcheth following a planned operation into armed robberies.

An initial investigation has found he wasn't armed. His family say Mr Grainger had no convictions for robbery or any other violent offences.

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