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Five-year-old boy injured by firearm
A TEENAGER has been arrested after a five-year-old boy was wounded by a firearm.
The incident happened at the property in Upper Park Road, Wickford on Sunday when the young lad was injured.
Police raced to the home 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.