Man arrested following gun alert in Lincoln


An arrest has been made following reports of a man carrying a gun in Lincoln.

Officers received an anonymous call to say a man had been seen with a weapon on Westwick Drive at about 0713 BST.

A police spokesman said a suspect was found in the Usher Green area and a baton round was fired after the man refused to comply with armed officers.

The man was arrested and is being treated in Lincoln County Hospital for a minor injury.

Police said the man was arrested on suspicion of firearms and public order offences and will be questioned after he has left hospital.

Another man was also arrested during the incident on suspicion of public order offences, but has since been released.

Officers have appealed for witnesses to come forward.

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