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  • 21 May 2014, 2:01

Man Killed In Suspected Shooting Near Hull

One person has been killed and another injured after reports of a public disturbance in Melton, near Hull.

Armed police arrived at the scene in Melton Old Road following reports of a dispute at a residential property, possibly involving a firearm.

A man at the scene was found to be suffering serious injuries. He was treated by paramedics, but later died.

A second man was also found to be hurt, however his injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.

Officers sealed off the road and arrested three people close to the residential property.

A spokesperson for Humberside Police said: "Police were called to a residential property in the Melton Old Road area of Melton at around 1700 this (Tuesday) evening.

"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.

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

:: Anyone with information should contact Humberside Police on 101.

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