19th Oct, 2017

Man arrested after shots fired

Evesham Editorial 22nd Jun, 2014 Updated: 20th Oct, 2016

A MAN has been arrested in Evesham after shots were allegedly fired

At 11.55am today (Sunday) officers responded to reports of a man firing shots from what appeared to be a firearm, in the Summerfield Gardens area of Evesham.

Armed officers and dog units were called and at approximately 12.40pm a man in his 20s was arrested and remains in custody at Worcester Police Station. A replica firearm was recovered at the scene.

At approximately 12.20pm this afternoon, a marked armed response vehicle was en route to the incident and was involved in a collision with a silver Ford Fiesta. No one was injured in the collision.

Firearms incidents are rare, but a large police presence remains on the ground in Evesham as investigations continue and to provide reassurance to local residents.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the police on 101 quoting reference 0303S 220614

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