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Officers continue to investigate after a man in Atherstone was shot with what is presently thought to be an air gun.
The incident, which occurred on Stratford Avenue on the afternoon of Monday 11 September, saw the victim sustain non-life-threatening injuries to his leg.
Officers arrived on the scene quickly and as of this afternoon, 12 September, a road closure remains in place to allow for a search of the scene.
Chief Inspector Steve Davies said: “At present we believe this attack was conducted with an air gun and, thankfully, the victim did not sustain serious injuries.
“But I would like to make this very clear – we are treating this incident in exactly the same way we would if a live firearm had been used.
“We will not tolerate this reckless, cowardly sort of behaviour in our communities and we are working hard to track down those involved.
“In the meantime, I would like to assure residents that all the evidence we have at this time suggests that this was an isolated incident.”
Any witnesses or anyone with information go to www.warwickshire.police.uk/report or call 101 quoting incident 274 of 11 September.
People with dash cam, doorbell or CCTV footage from the area are also asked to contact police.
Information can also be provided anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
Issued by: AG, Corporate Communications.
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