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Police appeal for witnesses after Rugby shooting

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Police are appealing for witnesses after a shooting at a property on Oxford Street, Rugby on Thursday evening (17 March).

A 17-year-old was shot and an 18-year-old man was stabbed, both are in a stable condition in hospital.

A scene guard remains in place at the property on Oxford Street and on the access road immediately behind the property leading to Claremont Road.


West Coast Main Line 'returning to normal'

The West Coast Main Line is "returning to normal" after floods caused severe delays on Wednesday, Network Rail said.

Several sections of railway flooded when the River Avon burst its banks, including two tunnels south of Rugby.

Temporary speed restrictions were put in place to keep trains running safely through the affected locations.

Network Rail said the River Avon at Rugby recorded its highest ever level at 10pm on Wednesday, peaking at 3.6m. This beat its previous high of 3.53m in April 1998.

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