The Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) is continuing its investigation after a man was shot by Sussex Police.
The incident a man by Sussex Police in the early hours of September 16 in Seaford, East Sussex.
The man, 62, was taken to the Royal Sussex County Hospital and his condition is described as critical but stable.
IPCC Commissioner Mike Franklin said: "At this stage we can confirm that the man was shot three times by Sussex police officers, twice in the torso and once in the leg.
A shotgun was recovered from the scene and an initial ballistics report indicates that one shot was fired from it.
"Our investigation, which is in the very early stages, will scrutinise the actions and decision making of Sussex Police."
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