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Police cordon and forensics at scene of Coventry shooting

Faseman Avenue, Coventry, where there was a shooting. Helicopter visible overhead. Credit: ITV Central

There was a police cordon and forensics at the scene of the shooting in Faseman Avenue, Coventry.

Faseman Avenue, Coventry, where there was a shooting. Credit: ITV Central
Faseman Avenue, Coventry, where there was a shooting. Credit: ITV Central

Nottingham shooting

Police are investigating a shooting in Nottingham which has left a man in hospital.

Police cordon off the area Credit: ITV Central

Officers say shots were fired near the Bridgeway Shopping Precinct in The Meadows shortly before 10 o'clock last night.

A 28-year-old man is being treated at the Queen's Medical Centre.

He has non-life-threatening injuries to his arm.

Forensic teams search the scene Credit: ITV Central
Shots were fired near the Bridgeway Shopping Precinct in The Meadows Credit: ITV Central

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Full report: four years for shot Melton Mowbray burglars

Two men, who were shot during a break-in at a home in Leicestershire, have been sentenced to four years each in prison.

Daniel Mansell and Joshua O'Gorman from Leicester admitted burgling a house in Welby near Melton Mowbray earlier this month.

They were caught by homeowner, Andy Ferrie, who shot them with a legally-owned gun. Criminal charges against Mr Ferrie and his wife were later dropped

Melton Mowbray sentencing

Two men were jailed today at Leicester Crown Court for attempting to burgle a farm in Melton Mowbray, during which the homeowner shot at them.

Joshua O'Gorman and Daniel Mansell were sentenced to four years each. Sentencing them Judge Michael Pert QC said:

If you burgle a house in the country where the householder owns a legally held shotgun that is the chance you take: you cannot come to court and expect a lighter sentence.

– Judge Michael Pert QC

He also said that the property was deliberately targeted; it was in an isolated area, the men had to cross fields, what the men did involved significant planning, they went equipped and they went as a group.

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Burglar who was shot admits burglary in Melton

A man from Leicester has admitted breaking into a remote cottage in Melton.

Joshua O'Gorman pleaded guilty to the burglary at Loughborough Magistrates court today. He was shot by the home owner of the house he broke into.

Daniel Mansell was the second burglar. He admitted to the offence in court last week. He was also shot by the home owner, Andy Ferrie, in the early hours of Sunday 3rd September, when the burglary took place.

Both men will appear at Leicester Crown Court for sentencing on 25th September.

Homeowners Andy Ferrie, 35, and his wife Tracey, 43, were arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm after Mr Ferrie called police to tell them he had fired his shotgun at intruders.

They were later bailed and were told that they would not face criminal charges.

Couple who defended their home against suspected burglars thank public for support

A Leicestershire couple involved in the shooting of suspected burglars at their home have expressed their thanks for public support.

"The past few days have been difficult beyond belief. We are grateful and humbled by the support we have received."

– Mr and Mrs Ferrie

Yesterday it was revealed the couple would not face any charges.

Police arrested them at their home in Welby near Melton after Mr Ferrie told them he opened fire on intruders. Two men appeared in court yesterday charged with burglary.

Daniel Mansell pleaded guilty and will be sentenced next month. Joshua O' Gorman did not enter a plea.

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