A man has been shot dead by armed police officers in Brighton.
The shooting happened in Upper Rock Gardens, Kemp Town, after armed officers were sent there to arrest a wanted man, believed to be in his forties.
The Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) has been informed and is sending investigators to the scene.
Sussex Police said: “An area of Kemp Town around the scene has been cordoned off and there are local traffic diversions.”
A spokesman for the force said that officers were on “a pre-planned operation to locate a man wanted in connection with a number of crimes in Sussex in recent months”.
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