A man with a knife has been shot dead by armed officers after being spotted in the car park of a police station in Derby.
Police have said the identity of the man remains unknown following the shooting at 10.03am this morning.
He was shot dead in the car park of Ascot Drive police station and later died in hospital.
Derbyshire Constabulary said efforts to identify the man are ongoing.
The force said in a statement: “At 9.55am today (7 October) officers reported seeing a man armed with a knife in the secure car park of Ascot Drive Police Station, off Ascot Drive in Derby.
“Armed officers were sent to the scene, and at 10.03am a police firearm was discharged.
“The man, whose identity is unknown, sustained a gunshot injury and East Midlands Ambulance Service were requested to attend.
“Officers administered first aid until paramedics attended the scene, and he was taken to hospital where he was pronounced dead.”
The Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC) has been informed of the shooting.