Police marksmen shot a wheelchair-bound man in the leg after he confronted them armed with a shotgun following a short siege.
The man, believed to be in his late 30s, confronted the officers on his doorstep with a shotgun as they responded to reports of a domestic incident.
Marksmen surrounded the man’s home in Keynsham, Somerset, and shot him in the leg.
He was later taken to Frenchay Hospital, Bristol.
Yesterday police confirmed the unnamed man had been arrested on suspicion of a firearm offence.
Chief Superintendent Geoff Spicer, District commander for Bath and North East Somerset area added the matter had been referred to the Independent Police Complaints Commission.
He said: “We were called to a domestic incident on Tuesday May 7 involving a firearm in Minsmere Road in Keynsham shortly after 6pm.
“When we attended the address our officers were threatened by a man with a firearm.
“The man was injured and taken to hospital where he is in a stable condition. He has been arrested.
“We have referred the matter to the IPCC and will support them in their investigations.”
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