Leicester

Police investigate Thornton Reservoir shootings

Police have begun an investigation after reports of gunshots being fired at a Leicestershire reservoir.

Armed officers were called to Thornton Reservoir, near Markfield, just after 1630 BST on Tuesday following a number of calls from the public.

It is believed a dispute broke out between a group of people.

Officers conducted a search of the area but no-one was located. The scene was cordoned off to allow a forensic examination to be carried out.

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