Devon

Three arrested after man shot with air rifle

Three people have been arrested after a man was shot with pellets from an air rifle.

Armed response officers launched a major search after gunfire was heard on Monday at 21:30 BST in Fore Street, Torquay.

A 20-year-old woman, 18-year-old man and 27-year-old man were arrested on suspicion of grievous bodily harm.

The man who sustained pellet wounds was taken to Torbay Hospital but has since been released.

All three suspects remain in police custody.

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