Devizes Shooting: Man Charged

A 62 year old man charged with attempted murder after solicitor is shot in the head in Devizes.

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Shot solicitor remains in critical condition

A man remains in hospital with life threatening injuries after being shot in the head in a solicitors office in Wiltshire.

Police were called to Morris, Goddard and Ward on St John's Street in Devizes yesterday afternoon.

Police are still at the scene on St John's Street in Devizes. Credit: ITV West

The victim, named locally as 58-year-old solicitor James Ward, from Westbury, was airlifted to Frenchay Hospital in Bristol. His family are at his side.

A 62-year old man is in custody in Melksham, and a weapon has been recovered.

Road closures around the building have now been lifted.

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