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Man shoots ex-girlfriend and turns gun on himself

A 19-YEAR-OLD woman was shot dead and her grandfather seriously wounded by her former boyfriend who then killed himself. Samantha Gibson, from Scunthorpe, Humberside, was at her grandfather's house yesterday when Alan Graham forced his way into the property and pointed the gun at her.

Ms Gibson's grandfather, George Norris, 73, who tried to prevent the shooting, was shot in the leg and was last night undergoing surgery in hospital in Hull.

The shooting happened shortly after 7am on the Riddings Estate in Scunthorpe. Humberside police refused to say last night what weapon had been used in the shooting.