We have launched a murder investigation after a woman was shot in a property near Minehead.
We were called to reports of what appeared to be the noise of a gunshot at a property in Winsford at about 2.30pm on Saturday.
A woman was seriously injured by a gunshot wound. Despite receiving treatment at the scene, she sadly died shortly afterwards.
A man is in police custody. He was also injured, suffering life threatening injuries and was airlifted to hospital. He remains in a critical but stable condition.
The area remains cordoned off by police officers, who are providing reassurance and support to people in the area.
Crime scene investigators are carrying out a detailed examination of the scene.
Enquiries into the incident – which is believed to be self-contained – are continuing as officers’ piece together exactly what happened.
If you can help, please call 101 and give the call handler the reference number 5220043924