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Police hunt gunman after shooting

Police are hunting a gunman who shot a man in the stomach in Bristol.

They were called to the Jolly Roger pub on Easton road in the early hours of Sunday morning.

A man, 25, has been taken to hospital with what are being described as serious stomach injuries. Officers have spent the afternoon carrying out forensic investigations but no arrests have been made.

The scene of the shooting outside the Jolly Roger Pub in Easton Credit: ITV News
Officers empty bins as they look for evidence Credit: ITV News
Forensic teams search for clues Credit: ITV News

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Three arrested after man shot outside pub

The man was shot outside the Jolly Roger Pub in Easton, Bristol Credit: ITV West Country

Three men, including two teenagers have been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a man was shot as he stood outside a pub.

The 34-year-old man suffered a fractured shoulder in the shooting at the pub in Bristol, and was taken to hospital for treatment.

His injuries are not life-threatening or life-changing.

A 29-year-old man, a 17-year-old boy and a 15-year-old boy have been arrested for attempted murder, are currently in custody.

The incident happened at the Jolly Roger pub in Easton at around 2am on Saturday.

The man was shot once as he was stood outside.

Police are now appealing to help trace a red Peugeot 206 - registration KY02 AUH believed to have been involved in the offence.

It’s vital we trace this red Peugeot 206 registration KY02 AUH and I’m appealing for anyone who has seen a car matching this description before, during or crucially after the incident, to call us as soon as possible.

– Det Insp Simon Brickwood

Police investigate thefts of eight defibrillators in Bristol and South Gloucestershire

Ray Care outside Frenchay Village Hall with a now empty cabinet. Credit: ITV News West Country

Police are investigating the thefts of eight defibrillator units in Bristol and South Gloucestershire.

One outside Frenchay Village Hall was stolen over Christmas. Others have gone missing from locations including Fishponds, Pucklechurch and Easton.

Defibrillators are used to deliver a shock to someone's heart after they suffer a cardiac arrest.

Friends rally round to help Bristol pensioner after fire

Bryan Nickless lost most of his belongings in the fire which gutted his Bristol home Credit: ITV News

The neighbours of a pensioner from Bristol whose home was gutted by fire have rallied round to help him rebuild it.

Friends and even complete strangers have come to the aid of Bryan Nickless with donations of their time and money.

Now he has a team of volunteers rebuilding his roof and the rest of his home.

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Video footage from last night's disturbances in Bristol

Watch mobile phone footage of last night's disturbances in the Easton area of Bristol here:

200 people had gathered in Chelsea Road to celebrate the death of Baroness Thatcher.

Bottles and cans were thrown at officers, six of whom suffered injuries. One remains in hospital.

A police vehicle was damaged and one person was arrested for violent disorder.

One police officer remains in hospital after disturbances

A police van at the scene in Easton, Bristol. Credit: ITV News West Country

Six police officers were injured during disturbances in the Easton area of Bristol to mark the death of Baroness Thatcher.

Avon & Somerset Police Chief Inspector Mark Jackson said: "We were called to Chelsea Road, Easton at around 12.30am today.

"Around 200 people had gathered to have a street party and refused police requests to peacefully disperse. Bottles and cans were thrown at officers, six of whom suffered injuries. One remains in hospital. A police vehicle was damaged and one person was arrested for violent disorder.

"Some small bin fires were also started and the fire service also attended."

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