Tuesday June 2, 2020

Manhunt ends as fugitive turns gun on himself

Fugitive gunman Raoul Moat’s evasion from police ended yesterday when he shot himself after a week on the run.

10th July, 2010

Fugitive gunman Raoul Moat’s evasion from police ended yesterday when he shot himself after a week on the run.

The 37-year-old former bouncer - who was wanted for three shootings - was finally found on a riverbank in Rothbury last Friday night, and surrounded by armed officers.

Negotiators spoke to Moat for six hours as he lay on the riverbank with a shotgun to his head. It was only when officers moved in...

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