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Police shoot man dead in Westminster

The incident is not being treated as terror-related.

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The incident took place in Westminster on Sunday evening (Nick Ansell/PA)

The incident took place in Westminster on Sunday evening (Nick Ansell/PA)

The incident took place in Westminster on Sunday evening (Nick Ansell/PA)

A man has been shot dead by police in Westminster following an incident which is not being treated as terror-related, police said.

Officers from the Metropolitan Police remain at the scene of the incident, which occurred at around 11.30pm on Sunday.

Road closures remain in place as police investigations continue.

The force tweeted: “A man has been shot dead by officers following an incident in #Westminster at 23:27hrs on Sunday, 8 March.

“This is NOT being treated as a terrorist incident. Officers remain on scene and updates will follow. Road closures remain in place.”

PA