Ebbw Vale dog walker suffers 'shotgun' leg injury

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Manmoel RoadImage source, Google
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Manmoel Road where the man was shot overlooks the wider Ebbw Vale area

A dog walker who was shot in the leg with what police believe was a shotgun has suffered "life-changing" injuries.

Police were called to reports of a man being hurt on Manmoel Road in Ebbw Vale at 18:00 GMT on Sunday.

Gwent Police said he remains in a stable condition at Prince Charles Hospital in Merthyr Tydfil.

The force said it was thought the wound was caused by a shotgun discharge and that investigations were ongoing to establish the circumstances.

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