Hampshire Constabulary is investigating after a man was shot and a second man died in a motorcycle crash in Enham near Andover.

In a statement to The Advertiser, the force said:

"We have launched an investigation after a man was shot this afternoon, (Wednesday, August 5) in Upper Enham near Andover shortly after 3pm. 

"Officers were called to an address in MacCallum Road following a report of an assault on a man.

"It's now known the 42-year-old victim was shot and received serious injuries. He is currently receiving treatment at Southampton General Hospital.

"A motorcycle failed to stop for officers in connection with this incident. 

"A short time later a motorbike crashed on the A343 near Hurstbourne Tarrant and the road has been closed while emergency services attend.  The motorcyclist died at the scene.

"A mandatory referral to the Independent Office for Police Conduct has been made.

"Our officers have also attended an address in Enham Alamein as part of this investigation."