There are reports this morning that a man described as a well known gangster, has been shot dead by police, in Morvant. Details are limited at this time, however it is reported that Nigel Mayers, AKA Duffoo, has been killed.

NewsPower Digital has learnt that the shooting incident took place during a shootout with police at Redwood Street in Morvant. An assault rifle and a magazine were seized. Mayers was suspected in the murders of WPC Sutherland and three other members of her family, including her husband, in Morvant, in 2007.

News Power Digital will bring you details and more information comes to hand.