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Five-year-old boy was shot by his eight-year-old brother
12:04pm Tuesday 5th November 2013 in News
POLICE probing the shooting of a young boy at Upper Park Road, Wickford have now confirmed the weapon is thought to have been discharged by his eight-year-old boy brother.
A five-year-old boy remains at the Royal London Hospital with serious facial injuries.
Police raced to the home on Sunday and arrested a man on suspicion of firearm and drugs offences. The weapon and other firearms at the property - which were legally held - were handed over to police.
Officers are now interviewing members of the family to determine what happened.
The 18 year old man was later released on police bail until January 6 while enquiries continue.