Three dead after leisure centre shooting in Lincolnshire

Three people have died after a shooting at a leisure centre in Lincolnshire.

Tuesday, 19th July 2016, 10:16 am
Updated Tuesday, 19th July 2016, 11:19 am
Three killed in shooting in Lincolnshire

A gunman opened fire at Castle Swimming Pool, Pinchbeck Road, Spalding, this morning, according to Lincolnshire Police.

Officers were called to the leisure centre at 9am when reports of the shooting were first made.

A Lincolnshire Police spokesman 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.

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"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."