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At the scene: manhunt continues after fatal shooting

The search continues for Charlie Broadway after two men were shot - one fatally - in Somerset last night.

Police say they have deployed every resource available to find the 23 year old - who may still be armed.

Our reporter Bob Cruwys is outside the residential site in Ilton and sent us this update:

Police continue hunt for Charlie Broadway

A man who may be armed with a gun is wanted by police after a shooting in Somerset left one man dead and another injured.

Charlie Broadway, 23, 'poses a risk to the public and should not be approached', police say.

Detectives say two men were shot at a residential Park Home site near Ilton.

Armed officers are looking for Mr Broadway. Credit: ITV West Country
Officers said they believed the "serious incident involving a firearm" was of a "domestic nature". Credit: ITV West Country
A 28-year-old man and a woman have been arrested in connection with the shooting. Credit: ITV West Country


Victim of fatal shooting confirmed as 50-year-old man

The victim of a fatal shooting in Somerset is a 50 year old man who died in an incident last night which left another man injured.

Charlie Broadway, 23, remains wanted following the shooting at the Chubbards Cross Caravan Site, near Ilton.

Police say the family are being support by support liaison officers.

A man and a female have been arrested in connection with this incident. Officers say this is domestic incident contained to one site but have called in all units to assist in the investigation.

We would like to reassure local communities that this was a domestic incident, contained to one site. All those involved were known to each other.

We’re using every resource available to us, including the helicopter, to locate and arrest Charlie Broadway but I would appeal directly to him to hand himself in now.

We have arrested a man and a woman in connection with this inquiry and they remain in custody.

– Detective Superintendent Andy Bevan
Credit: ITV West Country

Anyone wishing to report any sightings of Charlie Broadway, are urged to contact the force immediately via 999, quoting log number 1051 of 5 May.

Police activity at caravan site as one man dead

Credit: ITV West Country

There is currently police activity at a Park Homes site near Ilton where a man has been shot dead and another injured.

It comes after a major police hunt is underway after a fatal shooting in Somerset.

Officers are trying to trace 23-year-old, Charlie Broadway after the incident at a caravan site near Ilminster last night (5 May).

They believe it was a domestic incident. Officers also warn the public that he could be armed.

Man arrested in connection with fatal shooting but manhunt continues

Following an overnight police investigation, a 28-year-old man has been arrested in connection with a fatal shooting in Somerset.

Officers from the Avon & Somerset force have taken him into custody.

Credit: PA

But officers continue their search for 23-year-old Charlie Broadway, who could be armed. He's also wanted by police following the shooting at a caravan site near Ilton at around 8pm last night.

The incident resulted in the death of one man and left a second man with non-life-threatening injuries.

Police believe it was a domestic incident.

23-year-old Charlie Broadway is wanted by police in connection with the investigation. Credit: Avon & Somerset Police

Officers warn the public not to approach Charlie Broadway, but to report any sightings to us immediately via 999, quoting log number 1051 of 5 May.

Due to the gravity of what happened, Charlie Broadway is potentially armed and as a result poses a risk to the public.



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