A woman has died after being shot and a man who received life-threatening injuries has been taken into custody following an incident in Somerset.
Police were called to a property in Windsford, near Minehead, at 2.30pm on Saturday to a report of a gunshot.
The woman had suffered serious injuries from a gunshot wound and died despite receiving treatment at the scene.
A spokesman for Avon and Somerset Police said a man is in custody in connection with the incident.
“He was also injured and suffered life-threatening injuries and was airlifted to hospital,” he said.
“He remains in a critical but stable condition.
“The area remains cordoned off by police officers, who are providing reassurance and support to people in the area.
“Crime scene investigators are carrying out a detailed examination of the scene.
“Inquiries into the incident – which is believed to be self-contained – are continuing as officers piece together exactly what happened.”