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Last Updated: Friday, 9 June 2006, 12:33 GMT 13:33 UK
Five arrested over airgun attacks
A fifth person has been arrested in connection with a series of airgun shootings in Wiltshire.

The 17-year-old youth from Somerset was the first person arrested on suspicion of possessing a firearm with intent to cause fear of violence.

Four others, including a 15-year-old, have been arrested and are being questioned by police in Melksham.

Three people were injured in the incidents in Trowbridge on Thursday - none of them seriously.

Rifle recovered

A 51-year-old woman was hit in the arm in Mortimer Street and 10 minutes later a 14-year-old girl was shot in the neck at a bus stop.

A man was later shot in his chest while he was sleeping in a flat.

A 15-year-old youth was arrested on Thursday on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm.

A 17-year-old man was arrested for obstructing a police officer and a 22-year-old man and 31-year-old woman were arrested for perverting the course of justice.

The three victims were discharged from hospital after treatment to remove pellets from their bodies.

An air rifle, has been recovered.




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The scene where the shootings took place



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