Lancashire

Man charged following Preston foot shooting

A man has been charged in connection with the shooting of a man in the foot in Lancashire.

Daniel Nicholls, 25, of Guildford Road in Preston has been charged with possession of a firearm with intent to cause fear of violence.

He has been remanded in custody to appear before magistrates on Wednesday.

The victim, 29, was taken to the Royal Preston Hospital to undergo surgery after the incident on Skeffington Road at about 01:00 BST on 25 October.

Police believe the shooting is linked to the discovery of a handgun, understood to have been discarded by four men seen nearby on bicycles.

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