Councillor says Bird 'kept himself to himself'


John Kane, a local borough councillor who represents the area of Whitehaven, has said that Cumbria shooting suspect Derrick Bird was a "very placid, very quiet man".

A number of people have been killed and others injured after a gunman opened fire in several areas of west Cumbria.

Police say a body, believed to be that of Derrick Bird, has been found in the Boot area of the Lake District.

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