Devon

Shooting in Plymouth was 'attempted murder'

A shooting in Devon is being treated as attempted murder, police have confirmed.

A man in his 50s was found with gunshot wounds at a house in the Derriford area of Plymouth on Wednesday 9 December.

Detectives from the Plymouth Major Crime Investigation Team have been assigned to the case and said they had a "number of positive lines of inquiry."

The victim is in a stable condition in hospital, a police spokesman said.

The senior investigating officer, Det Insp Costa Nassaris, said: "I can confirm that there is no evidence of any forced entry to the property in question.

"Additional patrols will be undertaken in the area and I can reassure the public regarding their safety."

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