British lawmaker Jo Cox dies after being shot

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Clothing, shoes and a handbag lie at the scene after Jo Cox, 41, Labour MP for Batley and Spen, was shot and stabbed by an attacker at her constituency on June 16, 2016 in Birstall, England. A man also suffered slight injuries during the attack. Jo Cox was reportedly shot and stabbed while holding her weekly surgery at Birstall Library, Birstall near Leeds and remains in a critical condition in hospital. A 52-year old man has been arrested in connection with the crime. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

LONDON (AP) — Police say British lawmaker Jo Cox has died after being shot in the in the town of Birstall, part of the area she represented.

Acting Chief Constable Dee Collins of West Yorkshire Police says authorities can’t discuss any motive for the shooting yet but they have made an arrest and are not looking for anyone else in connection with the attack.

They say a man was also injured but is expected to survive.

Groups on both sides of the referendum on whether Britain should leave the European Union have suspended campaigning.

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