Mechanic charged with shooting woman

Dovehouse Lane, Solihull, where the woman was shot

A mechanic from Corby has been charged with attempted murder after a woman was shot.

Martynas Okmanas, 28, of Studfall Avenue in Corby, Northamptonshire, was charged with shooting the 51-year-old woman in Solihull, West Midlands.

Officers were called to a house in Dovehouse Lane on December 18, where the woman had been shot in the shoulder and hand.

Police said the incident was treated as a targeted attack and, following extensive inquiries, Okmanas was arrested.