Nottingham

Thorneywood shooting: Man in court over attempted murder of boy, 13

Thorneywood Mount
Image caption A shotgun was recovered in Thorneywood Mount, Nottingham, on Friday

A man has appeared in court charged with the attempted murder of a 13-year-old boy who was shot with a shotgun in Nottingham.

Police were called to Thorneywood Mount on Friday evening following reports that a gun had been fired.

The boy was taken to hospital with injuries which police said were not thought to be life threatening.

Alan Walker, 67, of Thorneywood Mount did not enter a plea at Nottingham Magistrates Court.

He was remanded in custody to appear at the city's crown court on 2 January.

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