Coventry & Warwickshire

Coventry Broadgate evacuated as shots fired from window

The scene
Image caption Broadgate square has been cordoned off

Part of Coventry city centre has been cordoned off after reports of a man firing a weapon from a window.

Armed police have been called to the scene in Broadgate and casings recovered suggest the man was using a blank firing pistol, West Midlands Police said.

The square in the city centre is a main thoroughfare and officers are redirecting members of the public.

There are no reports of any injuries, a spokesperson for the force added.

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