Hampshire & Isle of Wight

Hampshire cyclist 'shooting' CCTV released by police

Police want to trace this man in connection with the shooting
Image caption One of the cyclists suffered minor injuries after being struck by a ball bearing/pellet

Police investigating the shooting of a cyclist with a BB or pellet gun in Hampshire have released a CCTV image of a man they want to trace.

Two men were cycling down Bramshill Road in Eversley when the passenger of a silver Ford Focus leaned out of the window and fired at them, police said.

One of the cyclists was injured when he was struck by a ball bearing or a pellet, at 1340 BST on 24 April.

Hampshire Police have issued an appeal for witnesses.

Pc Philip Heath said: "This was a serious incident which could have led to someone receiving serious injuries."

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