A man died after police fired shots at a house in Milton Keynes.
Man shot dead in Milton Keynes after police find injured child. A second man was found dead and a child seriously injured at the property. Thames Valley Police said that officers were called to the property at 9.40am Saturday morning and had to force entry into the house. They were working on information from a witness. Once inside they discovered a young child with serious injuries and a dead man in his 30’s. They also found a man in his 20’s who they Tasered before firing shots.
This man was given emergency treatment by paramedics however was pronounced dead at the scene. The child was rushed to a local hospital. The Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC) have received a referral from Thames Valley Police and said the investigation “was at a very early stage and no further information can be provided at this time”.
They went on to say “Our thoughts are with all those affected by this tragic incident.”
Assistant chief constable for Thames Valley Police, Christian Bunt, said “What has happened this morning can only be described as absolutely tragic and will no doubt have an impact on the community. Our thoughts are with those who have been impacted by this incident.
Our major crime unit are working closely with the IOPC to understand exactly what has happened. At this stage no one else is being sought in relation to this investigation and we are seeking to support everyone involved. Members of the community will see an increased police presence. We would ask anyone who has any concerns or information to please speak to one of our uniformed officers.
We are also asking members of the public who may have information to please call 101 or report online quoting reference 20210626-0652 or if they wish to remain anonymous they can contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”