Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Lincs community officer shot with airgun...

A police community support officer has been shot with an airgun in Lincolnshire. A 26-year-old man was arrested for possession of a firearm with intent to endanger life following the attack in Grantham, Lincolnshire Police said.

The police community support officer, who was on a routine patrol, was hit in the back but the pellet ricocheted off his body armour.

Police said he was unhurt by the shooting, which happened in London Road at about 2pm on Tuesday.

The suspect, who is from the area, is being questioned by officers at Grantham police station.

(from the Press Association).

UPDATE: from BBC - man charged

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