A man remains in a life threatening condition this evening after being shot in the head at a solicitors' office in Wiltshire. Police were called to Morris, Goddard and Ward on St John's Street in Devizes this afternoon.
The town has been left in shock following the shooting just before 3pm.
Emergency services were on the scene within minutes and the unnamed victim was airlifted to Frenchay Hospital, where his family remain by his bedside.
A 62-year-old local man was arrested by Wiltshire Police in the nearby village of Rowde. A weapon, believed to have been used in the incident, has also been found.
The MP for Devizes, Claire Perry, described the incident as 'tragic' and summed up the town's shock. She took to social networking site Twitter to describe her horror.
Police are continuing their investigations.