Man shot dead in Bradford after police drugs raid

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A man has been shot dead at a house in Bradford after a police drugs raid.

Shortly after 1pm today, neighbourhood policing team officers attended an address on Buckingham Crescent in the Clayton area to conduct a drugs warrant.

The officers were all unarmed.

On entering the property, a struggle ensued with one of the occupants during which a firearm was discharged.

The occupant, a 49-year-old man, received fatal injuries and died at the scene.

As a result of these circumstances, and in accordance with established procedures, the Independent Police Complaints Commission has been informed and is attending the scene.