Nottingham cops reveal they have 'open mind' over triple killing motive & are working with terror cops to investigate | The Sun

POLICE have revealed they're keeping an "open mind" over the motive behind today's tragedy in Nottingham.

Three people were found dead and a 31-year-old man arrested on suspicion of murder following the alleged attacks today.

Another man is fighting for his life in hospital, cops have revealed.

Police this afternoon said they are not looking for anybody else in connection to the horror.

It comes after armed terror cops raided a home on the same street that two of the victims were found dead.

Witnesses have told of hearing "blood-curdling screams" before a young woman shrieked for help.

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Others have claimed they saw a van mow people down before police swarmed a van.

Two of those victims suffered minor injuries, police confirmed.

Many roads in the central city will remain closed in the coming hours as the investigation continues.

Chief Constable Kate Meynell this afternoon said: “This is a tragic series of events which has led to the lives of three innocent people being taken and left another member of the public in a critical condition in hospital.

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“My thoughts are with all the families affected by this shocking incident, and we will be working extremely hard to understand exactly what has happened.

“We are at the early stages of the investigation and need to determine the motives behind these attacks and will keep the public updated as soon as we are able to say more.

“We are keeping an open mind as we investigate the circumstances surrounding these incidents and are working alongside Counter Terrorism Policing to establish the facts – as we would normally do in these types of circumstances.

What we know:

  • "Major incident" declared in Nottingham and six roads closed
  • Police confirm two people found dead on Ilkeston Road just after 4am
  • Another man also found dead on nearby Magdala Road in city centre
  • Three others injured after van tried to mow them down on Milton Street, before police arrest man, 31, on suspicion of murder on nearby Maples Street
  • Heavily armed cops with assault rifles raid home on Ilkeston Road
  • Witness tells of hearing gunshots before cops swarmed van on Maples Street
  • Prime Minister Rishi Sunak pays tribute to victims

“We do have a man in custody who has been arrested on suspicion of murder. Currently, we do not believe there is anyone else involved in this incident.

“It is safe to go into the city centre but there are a number of streets that will remain closed including Ilkeston Road, Magdala Street, Milton Street and Maple Street. This is so officers can gather evidence in order to understand what has happened.”

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