Gloucester Police Shooting

Men in custody after Gloucestershire police, investigating a robbery, fire at a car.

Gloucester police shooting

Two men were arrested after armed police fired shots at a car in Gloucester. Police were investigating a suspected robbery at a local business in the Painswick Road area of the city.

A Gloucestershire police spokesman said:

Armed officers were deployed and shots were fired at a car in Painswick Road, because of a perceived threat to public safety. Armed officers who were in attendance, discharged a firearm to disable a vehicle. No-one was harmed.

– Gloucestershire police spokesman

Two men were arrested. They are aged 28 and 33, and are from Gloucester.

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