Man Charged With Attempted Murder After Bournemouth Shooting

A man, charged with attempted murder after a gun was fired into a house in Bournemouth, is due in court later.

Bournemouth shooting Jewell Road

It happened at an address in Jewell Road on the Townsend Estate, at 12.30am on Wednesday 16 April. A window at the front of the property was damaged.
 
A 48-year-old local man, who was inside the property, sustained a pellet injury to the his body and was taken to hospital. He was later released.

24-year-old Ethan Stanley from Hamilton Road in Bournemouth has been charged with attempted murder, possession of a firearm with intent to commit an indictable offence, affray and possession with intent to supply a controlled drug.

He will appear at Winchester Crown Court on Friday 25 April.

A 25-year-old Bournemouth man and a 24-year-old Bournemouth man, both also arrested in connection with the incident, have been released on bail.

Witnesses and anyone with information should call Dorset Police in confidence on 101, quoting incident number 16:001. Alternatively, call the free and anonymous Crimestoppers line on 0800 555 111 where mobile phone tariffs may apply.

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