Motorcyclist who ‘shot kids’s author prior to passing away in cops chase’ is called

    Pictured: Gunman who shot children's author then died as he fled the scene

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    The believed shooter was called in your area last night as Alex Sartain (Pictures: Solent)

    A motorcyclist who passed away after shooting a kids’s author in the head in his front garden has actually been called.

    Alex Sartain, 34, performed an assassination-style hit on James Nash, 42, who made it through the ‘horrific shooting’ in the town of Upper Enham, Hampshire, at 3pm on Wednesday.

    Sartain then got away on a motorcycle, however passed away a brief time later on after crashing throughout a cops chase on the A343. Mr Nash was required to health center with severe injuries while a 40-year-old lady suffered small injuries.

    Residents revealed shock and ‘disbelief’ that the regional mechanic might have lagged the attack and were at a loss regarding why he may have done it.

    One, who wanted to stay confidential, stated her child went to school with Sartain, explaining him as a ‘lovely boy’.

    The lady, who remains in her 40s, stated: ‘Alex is the guy that crashed. My daughter knew him but I didn’t believe he was an evildoer. I think his papa owns the garage. It’s his papa’s bike organisation.

    ‘I don’t believe they are bad individuals. I have actually heard there was some type of concern in between Alex and the Nashes however I don’t understand what it might be.

    ‘I haven’t seen him for some years however as far as I understand he dealt with his papa at the garage.

    ‘I have seen James at a few meetings and he seemed to have fitted into village life very well. He bought that old cottage and did it up.’

    ANDOVER SHOOTING of James Nash Pic shows: Suspected gunman Alex Sartain RIP, 34, ID and pic confirmed by a friend and a villager supplied by Andy Dolan

    Alex Sartain was called as the motorcyclist believed to have actually performed the attack (Picture: Andy Dolan)

    Another local, who once again did not want to be called stated that Sartain worked as a mechanic which individuals in the town were hypothesizing on intentions.

    Speaking outside her house simply down the roadway from the scene of the attack she stated: ‘We don’t understand what the factor might be. Mr Nash was well liked and he was a great guy.

    ‘We know the guy who shot him was called Alex Sartain, he used to help fix motorbikes. I think he worked at the garage but I have never met him.’

    The intention for the attack is not yet understood, however it is being dealt with as a purposeful murder effort, according to The Times, and cops are not trying to find any other individuals.

    James Roberts, who lives near Mr Nash’s house informed the Daily Mail: ‘I heard a loud bang and thought somebody had let off a firework. And soon after, there was police everywhere.’

    ‘We’re all peaceful surprised since this location is as peaceful as it gets. We’re in the middle of the countryside and very little takes place around here. The just sound you get is from animals.

    Pictured: Parish councillor James Nash. A parish councillor was today named as the victim of a shooting in a quiet countryside village in which a fleeing suspect on a motorbike crashed and died. James Nash is said to be a self employed artist who writes children's books and whose wife is a top space scientist at a research laboratory. Armed officers swooped on Upper Enham, Hants, yesterday afternoon after the attack, which left Mr Nash with serious injuries. As police chased after the suspect, who is believed to have left the scene on foot before jumping onto a motorbike, he crashed on the A343 just three miles away. SEE OUR COPY FOR DETAILS ? Andover Advertiser/Solent News & Photo Agency UK +44 (0) 2380 458800

    Parish councillor James Nash was called as the victim of a shooting in a peaceful countryside town (Picture: Andover Advertiser/Solent News)

    Mr Nash, who operates at the Science and Technology Facilities Council in Didcot, was explained by neighbours as a ‘lovely guy’.

    They stated he is an author and artist, dealing with partner Dr Nash who works for the exact same organisation in a research study laboratory.

    One lady stated: ‘He would actually do anything for anybody. He assists with great deals of things.

    ‘A few years ago we had a fair and he was asked because he had a tractor to come and help out. He is a really nice person whenever I have spoken to him.’

    Mr Nash’s dad, Peter, informed The Times from the household house in Dorset they had actually not been upgraded on his condition or whether he would pull through, including: ‘I hope to God he does.’

    Scene pics from MacCallum Road in Enham, near Andover. Scenes of crime officers at the property. A motorcyclist died after failing to stop for police after a man was shot at a property on MacCallum Road. ? Roger Arbon/Solent News & Photo Agency UK +44 (0) 2380 458800

    Scenes of criminal offense officers at the residential or commercial property (Picture: Roger Arbon/Solent News)

    A cops spokesperson validated that a male was being dealt with at Southampton General Hospital and they had actually referred themselves to the Independence Office for Police Conduct as an outcome of Sartain’s death close to the scene on the A343.

    They included that they were browsing a number of homes in relation to the event.

    Scene pics from MacCallum Road in Enham, near Andover. A motorcyclist died after failing to stop for police after a man was shot at a property on MacCallum Road. ? Roger Arbon/Solent News & Photo Agency UK +44 (0) 2380 458800

    Officers participated in soon after 3pm on Wednesday (Picture: Roger Arbon/Solent News)

    Chief Inspector Kory Thorne, Test Valley district leader, stated: ‘We understand locals in the Upper Enham and Hurstbourne Tarrant locations will have been worried by what occurred the other day.

    ‘They are most likely to see an ongoing cops existence in these locations while we examine the scenarios.

    ‘Officers from our Neighbourhood Policing Team will also be carrying out patrols for added reassurance. If you live in the area and have any concerns, please speak to them.’

    Local council leader Phil North stated: ‘The police have confirmed that they are not looking for anyone else though and that they’re positive that the departed suspect is accountable, which I hope will assure locals.

    ‘I know this will be a very worrying time for the community and until the police complete their investigations we won’t get a complete understanding of the event.’

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