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Man in court over lawyer shooting

James Ward worked at Morris, Goddard and Ward solicitors in Devizes Credit: Rod Minchin/PA Wire

A businessman is due to appear in court in connection with the shooting of a Wiltshire solicitor who later died from his injuries.

James Ward, 58, was left fighting for his life after he was shot in Devizes on July 2.

The married father-of-three, from Westbury, Wiltshire, was taken to hospital where he died on July 22.

Michael Chudley, 62, originally from Rowde, Wiltshire, is due to appear at Winchester Crown Court in connection with the shooting.

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