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Man arrested after Brandon shooting

Published: Sunday 13th October 2019 at 13:15

Man arrested after Brandon shooting

A man aged in his 70s was arrested after another man sustained gunshot wounds during an incident in Brandon. 

Police were called just after 7.10pm on Friday 11 October to reports of a shooting at an address in Pond Lane. 

When officers arrived at the scene they found that the victim – a man aged in his 40s – had been shot in the upper arm. He was taken to Addenbrooke’s Hospital for treatment to his injuries, which are not are not considered to be life-threatening. 

A 78-year-old man from the Breckland district of Norfolk was subsequently arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and taken to Bury St Edmunds Police Investigation Centre for questioning.   

He has now been transferred into the care of health professionals after being detained under the Mental Health Act. 

The victim and the suspect are understood to be known to each other. 

Any witnesses are asked to contact West CID at Bury St Edmunds Police Station on 101, quoting reference 61961/19. 

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