March 15, 2019 / 11:41 AM / 4 days ago

UK police shoot man dead during intelligence-led operation in Birmingham

LONDON (Reuters) - British police said they shot a man dead in an intelligence-led operation in the English city of Birmingham on Friday.

The incident, which was not terrorism-related, will be probed by independent investigators, they said in a statement.

The man, in his 50s, died at the scene shortly after the shooting.

Reporting by Elisabeth O'Leary; editing by Stephen Addison

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