Bournemouth night-time shooting: Three men arrested

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Three people have been arrested after a man was injured in a shooting in Bournemouth, police have said.

A gun was fired at a house in Jewell Road, on the Townsend Estate, in the early hours of Tuesday.

A 48-year-old man was treated in hospital after sustaining a "minor" pellet injury to the side of his body.

A 24-year-old man is being questioned on suspicion of attempted murder. Two men, aged 24 and 25, have been arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to murder.

All three are from Bournemouth.

Dorset Police officers were called to the property at about 00:30 BST and a cordon remained in place throughout the morning.

At the time of the shooting, Det Ch Insp John Gately, of the Major Crime Investigation Team, said: "Fortunately the victim received only minor injuries.

"No weapon has been recovered and we are investigating what type of weapon may have been used."

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