A shooting in the Keyham area of Plymouth, England on Thursday led to several casualties, according to authorities.
NBC News reports that the southwest England shooting is being called a “critical incident” by Devon & Cornwall Police, who said they responded to “a serious firearms incident in Biddick Drive, in the Keyham area of Plymouth,” which took place after 6 p.m.
The shooter was fatally injured, according to Sky News. Parliament member Johnny Mercer wrote on Twitter that the incident was “not terror related.”
“Do not repost chatter or gossip; work with them,” the politician wrote. “We have the best cops in the land.”
According to NBC News, 5 people were killed in the incident. The gunman was also reported to be dead.
“There have been a number of fatalities at the scene and several other casualties are receiving treatment,” police said. “The area has been cordoned off and police believe the situation is contained.”