Man due in court after reports of shooting on housing estate

A man will appear in court after reports of a shooting on a housing estate.

Police said a man was due in court in relation to the incident
Police said a man was due in court in relation to the incident

The incident took place on Maesyrhandir in Newtown, sometime before 11.35pm on Saturday.

Dyfed-Powys Police said that one man was taken to hospital after the incident, and another has been charged with two offences.

A spokesman for the force said: "Police were called at 11.35pm on Saturday, October 29, to reports that an air rifle had been discharged in the Maesyrhandir estate area of Newtown.

"One man was taken to hospital and later discharged.

"Following enquiries made a 29-year-old man has been charged with two counts of possession of an offensive weapon in a private place.

"He has been bailed to appear at Welshpool Magistrates Court on the November 15.”

A spokesman for Wales' Ambulance Service added: "We were called, Saturday, October 29, at approximately 11.32pm to reports of an incident in Newtown. We sent one emergency ambulance to the scene, and conveyed one patient to Royal Shrewsbury Hospital for further treatment."

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