A sixty two year old is to appear before magistrates in Salisbury later, charged with the attempted murder of a man at a solicitor's office. James Ward is fighting for his life after being shot in the head at Morris, Goddard and Ward in Devizes on Monday.
Michael Raymond Chudley is also charged with threats to kill, possession of a firearm with intent to cause fear of violence and carrying a firearm with criminal intent.
A 62-year-old man is being questioned about a shooting at a solicitors in Wiltshire. A man was shot in the head at the offices of Morris, Goddard and Ward in Devizes yesterday. He was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries.
The local community is understandably shocked by the events and we appreciate their co-operation. A weapon we believe to have been used in the incident has been recovered. The male victim sustained life-threatening head injuries and was airlifted to Frenchay Hospital in Bristol. His family are with him at the hospital.
– Wiltshire Police spokesperson
The man arrested is being held at Melksham Police Station. A number of roads around the Market Place in Devizes were cordoned off by police, who said they would remain closed while its major crime investigation team examined the scene.
Doctors fear a man who was shot in the head and arms in Buckinghamshire may never recover from his injuries. The 33 year old is still in a critical condition after the incident in Stour Close in Aylesbury five weeks ago.
A man is in a critical condition following a shooting in Aylesbury. Police were called to the Walton Court area after receiving reports of three gunshots being fired. A man sustained wounds to his arms and head.
Two men have been arrested in Kent following the shooting of a female shopper. The 30 year old was caught in the crossfire of a dispute between two men, in Peckham, on March 11. Her condition is now described as stable.
Two men were arrested in Ramsgate in connection with the incident. Aged 19 and 20, they were bailed to return on a date in late March pending further enquiries.