A firearms incident in Dartford is being treated as a murder investigation following the death of a 36 year-old-woman.
Officers and trained police negotiators were called to Priory Road, Dartford on Saturday afternoon following reports of a disturbance and tried to speak with a man inside.
Firearm officers also attended and a woman suffered injuries which are believed to have been caused by a handgun.
The woman was taken to a London hospital but died from her injuries yesterday.
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The 29 year-old-man was also taken to hospital with gunshot injuries where he remains in a critical condition.
He is now being treated as the suspect in the murder investigation launched by Kent and Essex Serious Crime Directorate.
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