Man in hospital after being shot in Reading

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Grange Avenue was sealed off while investigations were carried out

A man was shot in Reading sustaining injuries to his arm and both legs.

Police were called to Grange Avenue where the 25-year-old local man was shot late on Sunday. He is said to be in a stable condition in hospital.

Ch Supt Chris Shead, from Thames Valley Police, did not believe it was a random attack but said the motive was unclear.

Grange Avenue has been sealed off while investigations are carried out. Police said they were putting "significant resources" into the inquiry.

Officers appealed for witnesses.

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