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Man dies in police firearms incident near Portishead

A man died yesterday in an incident involving police firearms on the A369.

The incident is under investigation by the IPCC. The road has now been reopened.

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IPCC investigating police firearm incident near Portishead

Credit: ITV West Country

The Independent Police Complaints Commission has confirmed it is investigating the scene of an incident this morning involving police firearms in which a man died.

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The Portbury Hundred (A369) remains closed to traffic.

Earlier the Great Western Air Ambulance said its helicopter has left the scene.

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