Five people arrested after man shot dead by police on M62

Five people have been arrested after a man was shot and killed by police on the M62 motorway in West Yorkshire.

Tuesday, 3rd January 2017, 6:04 pm
Updated Monday, 9th January 2017, 12:53 pm
The scene of the shooting

Three people were arrested during the 'pre planned operation' in which the man was shot.

A further two people were arrested after the incident.

A statement issued by West Yorkshire Police said: "We can confirm that there were five arrests in total during the operation, three from the incident above and a further two from a related stop of another vehicle in the Chain Bar area of Bradford at about the same time.

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Mohammed Yassar Yaqub

"There are no further details at present. The incident remains with the Independent Police Complaints Commission for investigation."

The man has been named as Mohammed Yassar Yaqub - READ THE FULL REPORT ON THE INCIDENT HERE: http://www.yorkshireeveningpost.co.uk/news/crime/police-shoot-man-dead-in-planned-operation-near-m62-in-huddersfield-1-8314443His family have released a statement saying they are 'distraught' and 'in shock': http://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/news/family-of-man-shot-dead-by-police-on-m62-issue-statement-1-8315840And armed police have been outside the man's home today, as seen in this VIDEO: http://www.yorkshireeveningpost.co.uk/news/video-armed-police-gather-outside-home-of-man-shot-dead-on-m62-motorway-1-8315795

Mohammed Yassar Yaqub