Chief Supt Dave Thomas of Hampshire Police
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Police statement on HMS Astute shooting

A Royal Navy crewman has been shot dead and another is in a life-threatening condition after a shooting on board nuclear submarine HMS Astute, Chief Supt Dave Thomas of Hampshire Police has confirmed.

A third Royal Navy serviceman was arrested after police were called to Southampton docks at 1212 BST.

It's thought a crew member shot two of his crew mates before being overpowered.

  • 08 Apr 2011
  • From the section UK
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