Bircotes: Man who died in shooting is named by police

The man who died following a shooting in Bircotes has been formally named by police as Paul White.

Tuesday, 31st December 2013, 10:09 am
Paul White

The 37-year-old’s body was found in a house on Galway Road just before 1am on Friday 27th December.

A post mortem examination has found that Mr White died as a result of a gunshot injury.

A Notts Police spokesman said: “The death is not being treated as suspicious and a file is being prepared for the coroner.”

A 33-year-old woman, who was found injured at the house, remains in a serious but stable condition in hospital. Officers are continuing to work with and support her family.

Following an investigation, detectives are satisfied the woman was the victim and are not seeking anyone else in connection with the incident.

DI Ash Wilson, who is leading the investigation, said: “This incident has left the families of the people involved devastated.”

“Specially trained officers are supporting both families at this time.”