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One in custody after shooting

One person was in police custody this afternoon in connection to a shooting in Warwick.

Stephen Corbishley, the Commissioner of Police, said in a video on Twitter: “We do have one party in custody.

“We are searching for others that we believe were involved.

“We take the matter very seriously because we are seeing a significant fall in these types of offences and we will not tolerate them coming back.”

A man was taken to the King Edward VII Memorial Hospital by ambulance after the shooting on Middle Road at about 5.20pm yesterday.

Mr Corbishley added that the victim's injuries were not life threatening.

Anyone with information on the shooting should call police on 295-0011 or the independent and confidential Crime Stoppers number, 800-8477.

The scene of a shooting on Middle Road in Warwick (File photograph by Blaire Simmons)

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Published May 09, 2020 at 7:26 pm (Updated May 09, 2020 at 7:27 pm)

One in custody after shooting

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