Minute’s silence for Plymouth shooting victimson August 16, 2021 at 8:12 am

- Advertisement -
- Advertisement -
- Advertisement -
- Advertisement -

Five people were killed in the shooting on Thursday before Jake Davison took his own life.

Biddick Drive sign with flowers underneath

A one-minute silence will be held later to remember the five people killed in Plymouth’s mass shooting.

Police cordons have been lifted in Biddick Drive and Henderson Place in Keyham where Jake Davison shot the victims on Thursday.

Flowers and letters have been left in the area over the weekend in tribute to those who died.

Plymouth City Council said the silence at 11:00 BST was one of a number of tributes being made.

Police officers outside 17 Biddick Drive

The Lord Mayor of Plymouth is inviting everyone across the UK to mark the silence.

In Plymouth, the city council said people could observe the silence with civic leaders and council staff outside The Guildhall on Armada Way from 10.30.

Police said forensic examinations would continue at 17 Biddick Drive, where Davison lived, over the coming days.

presentational grey line

More on this story:

presentational grey line
Tribute note on flowers

In Thursday evening’s attack, 22-year-old Davison shot his mother Maxine before killing Sophie and her father.

He then killed Mr Washington in a nearby park before shooting Ms Shepherd, who was taken to Derriford Hospital where she died.

He also shot and wounded a 33-year-old man and a 53-year-old woman, who were taken to hospital, before turning the gun on himself.

Devon and Cornwall Police said a highly visible police presence would remain in the wider area until Monday evening.

The force said community drop-in centres remained open for Keyham residents at St Mark’s Church and Ford Primary School.

A vigil is due to take place on Jubilee Green in Plymouth’s neighbouring town of Saltash, in Cornwall, at 20:45.

Hundreds of people attended a vigil on Friday evening close to where the victims were shot.

presentational grey line

Follow BBC News South West on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Send your story ideas to spotlight@bbc.co.uk

- Advertisement -




Top Shows of 2020

Top Shows of 2020What are the hottest shows of 2020? This article is here to help you make a choice as to what...

Tokyo Olympics: Kate French storms to modern pentathlon gold for Great Britainon August 6, 2021 at 12:11 pm

Kate French storms away from the field with a dominant run in the final event of the modern pentathlon to earn Great Britain's 18th...

How to Create a Business Plan Template

How to Create a Business Plan TemplateIf you are a business owner and have not yet come up with a business plan template,...

Oprah Winfrey is One of the Most Beloved People in Hollywood

Oprah Winfrey is One of the Most Beloved People in HollywoodOprah Winfrey has given away over $1.5 billion to charity and is the...

Hollywood Actress Demi Mann: Advocate for Women and Diversity in Hollywood

British actress Demi Mann, who had a role in Skyfall and will be seen in Emergency LA and Starblessed as the lead, is using...