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Broadway has handed himself in to police

Police have confirmed that Charlie Broadway has handed himself into officers at a custody centre in Somerset within the last hour. He has been arrested on suspicion of murder and attempted murder, and remains in custody.

Police carry out fingertip searches Credit: ITV News

Investigations continue at the site in Ilton with police carrying out fingertip searches this evening. Officers say they are now searching for two more people in connection to the incident.

"We are now asking the public to help us locate a further two people involved in the shooting incident in Ilton last night. As part of this on-going inquiry we are now also keen to speak to John Broadway, 37, and Donna Broadway, 26, who have yet to come forward.

John is described as white, with dark brown hair, brown eyes and a thin build. Neither are considered to pose any risk to the public but we would urge the pair to contact us directly. Anyone with information as to the whereabouts of these two should call us now on 999 and quote log number 1051 of May 5."

– Detective Superintendent Andy Bevan
Police want to speak to John Broadway Credit: Avon & Somerset Police

Police have told us that the firearm believed to have been used during the incident has not yet been recovered. They are asking anyone with information to contact them on 999.

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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
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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

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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.

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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.

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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.

– Chief Supt JON REILLY, AVON AND SOMERSET POLICE

Shooters' Olympic training ground closes

Dorset shooter Peter Wilson, who won gold at London 2012, trained at Southern Counties Shooting Credit: PA

The shooting ground in Dorset used by Olympic gold medal winner Peter Wilson has closed. Southern Counties Shooting shut on Sunday.

The Centre in Dorchester was the official training ground for the Olympics 2012 shooting team.

It'll still be open for corporate and beginner clay shooting.

Sherborne shooter announces his retirement

Peter Wilson's ecstasy at winning gold at London 2012 Credit: PA

A west-based Olympic champion has announced his retirement.

Dorset's Peter Wilson, who won the Double Trap gold medal at the London Olympics in 2012, said in a tweet today that he was quitting competitive shooting.

Shooting helps the west's economy

The pheasant shooting season is starting in the west country. The British Association for Shooting and Conservation says the sport generates £280million a year for the South West economy.

It says wealthy guns come from all over the world, spending money in local hotels and shops, and providing vital jobs in rural areas.

spaniel retrieving pheasant Credit: ITV News West Country
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