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Police shoot man in Woking stand-off

A man is being treated in hospital after he was shot by police at a property in Surrey.

Armed response units were called to an address in Knaphill, Woking, just after 10pm last night following reports that a man was armed and was intending to harm himself and others, Surrey Police said.

Bomb disposal experts also attended over concerns that explosives may have been inside the property in Oak Tree Road.

A police cordon was set up and a number of residents were evacuated from their homes.

The man, in his 40s, was later shot at the scene before being taken to hospital, police said. It is not known how serious his injuries are.

Another man, aged in his 30s, was arrested and remains in police custody.

Officers also recovered a firearm from the scene. It has yet to be examined by experts.

Man due in court after shooting

A man is due in court after Wiltshire shooting Credit: ITV News

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.


Man being questioned about Wiltshire shooting

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.


Still no arrests after shooting

Thames Valley Police has repeated its appeal for witnesses in connection with a shooting in Aylesbury yesterday.

Officers were called to an address in Stour Close shortly before 10am after members of the public reported hearing three gunshots.

On arrival they discovered a 33-year-old man who had sustained gunshot wounds to his arms and head.

The man was taken to hospital where he has undergone surgery and remains in a critical condition.

No arrests have so far been made.

Kent arrests after shooting

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.

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