Somerset: woman shot dead

Winsford shooting: Woman dead and man in custody

A woman has been shot dead in a village in Somerset.

She was found seriously hurt in a home in the Exmoor village of Winsford on Saturday and died after being treated at the scene.

A man who was found in the property with life-threatening injuries at about 14:30 GMT was airlifted to hospital and is in custody.

An Avon and Somerset Police spokesman said the man was in a critical but stable condition.

The spokesman added: “The area remains cordoned off by police officers, who are providing reassurance and support to people in the area.

“Crime scene investigators are carrying out a detailed examination of the scene.

“Inquiries into the incident – which is believed to be self-contained – are continuing as officers piece together exactly what happened.”


Winsford, Somerset

Winsford, Somerset

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