Luton street closed amid '˜shooting' claims

Emergency services attended en masse after unconfirmed reports of a shooting in Hibbert Street, Luton, this afternoon.

By The Newsroom
Wednesday, 9th November 2016, 5:13 pm
Updated Wednesday, 16th November 2016, 3:53 pm

East of England Ambulance Service confirmed they were called to the scene at 1.59pm but were unable to comment on injuries.

Several neighbours have said that a shooting took place on the street.

Bedfordshire Police confirmed they are still investigating the incident at the scene.

A spokesman said: “At around 1.30pm today we were called to property in Hibbert Street, Luton, following a report for concern for the safety of those inside.

“Hibbert Street has been temporarily closed while investigations take place.”

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