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Shrewsbury man arrested over gunshot injury

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Image caption Staff at Royal Shrewsbury Hospital contacted police after a man was admitted with a gunshot wound

A man has been arrested after another man attended an A&E department with gunshot wounds.

The injured man, 28, went to Royal Shrewsbury Hospital at 04:50 BST on Saturday and staff notified the police.

A 27-year-old man from Shrewsbury was arrested at 23:30 on suspicion of illegally owning a gun and possession of drugs.

West Mercia Police said the arrest followed information from a member of the public.

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