Man shot in Oak Tree Road

According to BBC News, a man was shot in Oak Tree Road, Knaphill, by police armed response.

This is taken from the BBC news site –

A man who was shot by police officers in Woking is being treated in hospital.

According to Surrey Police, an armed unit was sent to Oak Tree Road, in Knaphill, just after 22:00 BST on Wednesday.

This followed reports a man in his 40s was armed and intended to hurt himself and others. He was shot at the scene.

Some nearby residents were evacuated after concerns an explosive device was planted at the address, however a bomb disposal team found nothing.

The man is being treated at St George’s Hospital, in Tooting, south London, though police have not revealed the extent of his injuries.

Another man in his 30s was arrested and remains in custody. Police have said they are not looking for anyone else in connection with the incident.

Officers reported that a firearm was discovered at the scene but it has not yet been examined.

The incident has been referred to the Independent Police Complaints Commission.



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