Live: Street cordoned off in Leicester after suspected shooting

A number of houses have been cordoned off after a suspected shooting in Leicester.

The incident took place on Stephenson Drive in the Newfoundpool area of the city. Residents reported hearing bangs and screams in the early hours of this morning.

Forensic officers are inside one of the properties conducting an investigation of the scene.

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