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UPDATED: Three dead in shooting at Spalding’s Castle Sports Complex




Police have just confirmed that “three people have been fatally wounded” in a shooting at Spalding’s Castle Sports Complex this morning.

Moments ago a spokesman for Lincolnshire Police said: “We can confirm that there has been a firearms incident on Pinchbeck Road in Spalding in the vicinity of the Castle Swimming Pool, in which three people have been fatally wounded, including the suspected offender.

“There is an ongoing police investigation and at this stage we are not looking for anyone else in connection with the incident.

“There is no indication that this is a terrorist related incident and no shots have been fired by police. We would urge members of the public to stay away from the area at the present time. Any witnesses to the incident, who haven’t already spoken with officers at the scene, are asked to call 101, quoting incident number 92 of 19th July.”

The air ambulance, land ambulances and a six police vehicles were on the scene.

Local businesses are being asked to keep their doors locked.

Police at Spalding's Castle Sports Complex this morning. ANL-160719-100651001
Police at Spalding's Castle Sports Complex this morning. ANL-160719-100651001

It is the Pinchbeck Road entrance that’s sealed off and further along there’s police tape closing the entrance to the swimming pool.

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