Detectives investigating a report of a shooting incident near Dorchester involving a BB gun have made an arrest.
Dorset Police was called at 9pm on Sunday 9 May 2021 by the ambulance service to a report that a man had been shot with a BB gun at an address on Long Ash Lane near to Wardon Hill.
The victim – a man aged in his 20s – was taken to hospital for treatment. He sustained minor injuries.
Following enquiries, an 18-year-old man from Dorchester has been arrested on suspicion of assault and possession of a firearm with intent to cause fear of violence. He is currently assisting officers with their enquiries.
The arrested man and the victim are known to each other.