A 54-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to murder after reports that shots were fired near a supermarket in Dorset.
Officers were called to Marsh Road in Weymouth, near the ASDA supermarket, just before 6pm on Tuesday 23rd May. It is believed that the shots may have come from an air weapon. The police were also told that a number of men were seen running from the area.
Police teams - including armed officers, carried out a thorough search of the area. An investigation into what firearm was used is underway, but there have been no reports to the police of any injuries.
Dorset Police have been reassuring the public that they do not believe there is any threat to public safety.
Anyone with information is being asked to contact Dorset Police via their website www.dorset.police.uk or via an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
You can also telephone 101, quoting incident number 55180077879 or get in touch with the CrimeStoppers charity anonymously by telephoning 0800 555 111 or visiting the CrimeStoppers website