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Knifeman dies in hospital after being shot by police in Derby car park

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A man who was seen armed with a knife in Derby has died in hospital after being shot by armed officers in a police station car park, Derbyshire Constabulary said.

Officers reported seeing the man in the car park of Ascot Drive police station, in Derby, at 9.55am on Friday, the force said.

Armed officers were called and shot the man at 10.03am, it added. The man was treated by officers until paramedics arrived. He was taken to hospital by ambulance but declared dead on arrival.

No one else was hurt.The force said inquiries were ongoing to identify the man who died and contact his next of kin.A cordon has been put in place and shops within the area are shut.

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