Police arrest man, 22, following air-rifle attack on three shoppers at Co-op store in Gosport

POLICE have arrested a man from Gosport after three people were shot by projectiles from an air rifle while out shopping.

Officers have arrested a 22-year-old Gosport man on suspicion of causing actual bodily harm injuries while firing an air weapon outside the boundary of his premises.

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Co-op in Forton Road, Gosport. Picture: Google Maps

The man has been released on bail and is required to report to police on Monday, April 5, according to a spokeswoman from Hampshire Constabulary.

It is an offence to carry an air weapon, whether loaded or not, in a public place without lawful authority or a reasonable excuse.

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