A MAJOR inquiry was under way in West Yorkshire last night after a shooting tragedy.
Police confirmed a man was fatally wounded when he was shot during a drugs raid.
But they stressed that officers called to the house in Bradford had been unarmed.
The incident happened shortly after 1pm and is now being investigated by the Independent Police Complaints Commission.
A police spokesman said: “Local Neighbourhood Policing Team officers attended a house on Buckingham Crescent in the Clayton area of Bradford to conduct a drugs warrant.
“The officers were all unarmed.
“On entering the property, a struggle ensued with one of the occupants during which a firearm was discharged.The occupant, a 49-year-old man, received fatal injuries and died at the scene.
“As a result of these circumstances, and in accordance with established procedures, the Independent Police Complaints Commission has been informed and is attending the scene”.