"MULTIPLE fatalities" have been reported after a major incident in Plymouth tonight – as an MP warned of a "grim day for our city".

Armed cops and at least four air ambulances flooded the Keyham suburb after locals said they heard "gunshots" shortly after 6pm.

South Western Ambulance Service have confirmed that they have attended the scene and will be giving updates on the situation. 

Residents reportedly heard "gun shots" and "loud bangs" before the emergency services were on scene.

It is understood that there have been "multiple" fatalities, but it is not believed to be terror related at this time.

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    REPORTS SUGGEST SHOOTER 'HAS BEEN SHOT'

    It is understood that there have been "multiple" fatalities, but it is not believed to be terror related at this time according to Sky News.

    It is also claimed that the shooter "has been shot" but it is not clear if this was self-inflicted or by armed officers.

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    'SERIOUS INCIDENT'

    Johnny Mercer MP added: "I am aware of a serious and tragic incident unfolding in Plymouth.

    "The incident is not terror related, and neither is the suspect on the run in Plymouth. Remain calm.

    "It is for the Police to confirm further details. Do not repost chatter or gossip; work with them. We have the best cops in the land."

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    MP'S HAVE SAID IT IS 'VERY SERIOUS'

    Local MPs have described the situation s "very serious", adding that it is a "grim day" for their community.

    Luke Pollard MP said: "There looks to be a very serious situation happening in Keyham. Please can everyone stay safe, stay indoors and follow police advice.

    "Awaiting confirmation of number of victims but this looks like a very grim day for our city and our community.

    "Please can I ask that you think of the families and our community and not share any images or videos of any of the victims."

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    HEAVY POLICE PRESENCE

    Armed cops and at least four air ambulances flooded the Keyham suburb after locals said they heard "gunshots" shortly after 6pm.

    Police dogs are also on scene searching the area within the cordon.

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    LOCALS REPORTED SHOOTING

    Dozens of locals have reported a "shooting" online, with footage circulating online appearing to show a bloodied victim on the ground surrounded by armed police.

    In one video posted to social media an armed officer can be heard telling members of the public to "walk away" from the scene.

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    NOT BELIEVED TO BE TERROR RELATED

    It is understood that there have been "multiple" fatalities, but it is not believed to be terror related at this time.

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    SOUTH WESTERN AMBULANCE SERVICE AT SCENE

    South Western Ambulance Service have confirmed that they have attended the scene and will be giving updates on the situation. 

    Residents reportedly heard "gun shots" and "loud bangs" before the emergency services were on scene.

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    SHOOTING REPORTED IN PLYMOUTH

    "MULTIPLE fatalities" have been reported after a major incident in Plymouth tonight – as an MP warned of a "grim day for our city".

    Armed cops and at least four air ambulances flooded the Keyham suburb after locals said they heard "gunshots" shortly after 6pm.

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    'GRIM DAY'

    Local MPs have described the situation s "very serious", adding that it is a "grim day" for their community.

    Luke Pollard MP said: "There looks to be a very serious situation happening in Keyham. Please can everyone stay safe, stay indoors and follow police advice.

    "Awaiting confirmation of number of victims but this looks like a very grim day for our city and our community.

    "Please can I ask that you think of the families and our community and not share any images or videos of any of the victims."

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    BLOODIED VICTIM

    Dozens of locals have reported a "shooting" online, with footage circulating online appearing to show a bloodied victim on the ground surrounded by armed police.

    In one video posted to social media an armed officer can be heard telling members of the public to "walk away" from the scene.

    Police dogs are also on scene searching the area within the cordon.

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