Published on 27 Sep 2017 Sections

Man dies after being shot by armed police

Senior Home Affairs Correspondent

A man has died after he was shot by armed police near a busy motorway outside Bristol.

Forensic officers have cordoned off the scene at a junction of the M5 for Portishead. Images show what appears to be a handgun on the roof of the red hatchback car – and several bullet holes along the side.