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Pensioner arrested in connection with shooting in Brandon

A man in his 70s has been arrested after another man suffered gunshot wounds in the town.

Police were called just after 7.10pm on Friday 11th October to reports of a shooting at an address in Pond Lane.

Officers discovered a man in his 40s had been shot in the upper arm. He was taken to Addenbrooke's Hospital for treatment to his injuries, which police say are not thought to be life-threatening.

A 78-year-old man from the Breckland district of Norfolk was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and taken to Bury St Edmunds Police Investigation Centre for questioning.

He has now been transferred to the care of health professionals after being detained under the Mental Health Act.

According to police, the victim and suspect are understood to be known to each other.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact 101 quoting reference 61961/19.

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