Man taken to hospital after shooting

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Detectives have launched an investigation after a man was shot in Stockbridge Village last night (Monday).

Police were called to an alleyway off The Birches at around 10pm by emergency services following reports a man had been shot in the hand.

A force spokesman said: “It is believed the incident may have occurred in an alleyway close to The Birches.

“The full circumstances of what happened are yet to be established and house-to-house and CCTV enquiries are ongoing in the local area.

“Anyone with any information that could help the police investigation is asked to call the gun crime hotline on 0800 230 0600 or the Crimestoppers line anonymously on 0800 555 111.”