Halifax gun man found dead

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THE body of a man was found with bullet wounds to the head yesterday shortly after shots were fired in a street in Halifax, West Yorkshire.

Armed police had surrounded a house after residents reported shots and seeing a man armed with two handguns. Officers found the body of a 48-year-old man, later named as John Maurice Clarke, in an upstairs room. They were not seeking anyone else in connection with the incident.