Reports of shots being fired in Kirkby
A Kirkby road remained cordoned off this evening following reports of shots being fired.
It is understood police were called to Springvale Close at around 11am today and eight hours later were still at the scene.
One neighbour reported hearing a bang and saw children running away from a house - one of them shouting “he has a shotgun.”
Springvale Close is a small cul-de-sac with only a few houses in it.
Police had blocked off the entire close and there were several police vans and a scientific support vehicle parked at the scene.
Activity appeared to be focused on two houses in the street... read more
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