Raoul Moat, who had eluded police for almost a week, committed suicide as officers trained weapons on him. After 6 hours of attempting to take the gun from him, police watched as he shot himself in the head.
Moat had been cornered by police beside a riverbank. This brings to an end one of Britain´s biggest manhunts. Moat´s death will be followed by an investigation by the IPCC because officers were present at his death. The police fired no shots.