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Three arrests after man dies in Melton 'shooting incident'

Three men have been arrested after a man died in a possible shooting incident in Melton, near Hull, Humberside Police have said. Police sealed off part of the village amid reports on social media that there had been "a shooting and a stabbing".

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'Large area closed' as police probe Melton incident

Humberside Police released the following statement after one man died and another was injured in an incident in Melton:

Police were called to a residential property in the Melton Old Road area of Melton at around 1700hrs this evening following reports of a disturbance possibly involving a firearm.

On arrival, officers found one man at the address who had suffered serious injuries. He was treated at the scene by Paramedics but sadly pronounced deceased.

A second man was also found at the address having been injured however his injuries are not life threatening.

Following initial inquiries, three men were arrested in connection with the incident.

A large area around the scene at Melton Old Road remains closed at this time as officers conduct inquiries in order to establish the circumstances which lead to the incident.

I would advise the public to avoid the area at this time as there may be some disruption while the incident is cleared.

– Humberside police statement

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