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Armed police rush to ‘guns shots’ near Gainsborough train station

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Armed police were sent to the scene close to Gainsborough train station after people reportedly heard ‘gun shots’.

Officers were deployed to Summergangs Lane in Gainsborough where a fire was located with waste burning.

It is believed this was the cause of the noise heard.

Summergangs Lane in Gainsborough. Photo: Google Maps

A spokesperson for Lincolnshire Police said: “Following a report of possible gun shots being heard we deployed officers to Summer Gangs Lane in Gainsborough.

“We did locate a fire with waste burning and believe this to be the cause of the noise heard. Nothing else untoward was found and our officers have now resumed.”

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