Police investigate farm shooting at Combe Martin

POLICE and ambulance personnel were called to West Leigh Farm, Combe Martin yesterday (Monday) where a man had received injuries to his arm following the unintentional discharge of a 12-bore shotgun. The 52-year-old man was taken to the Royal Devon and

POLICE and ambulance personnel were called to West Leigh Farm, Combe Martin yesterday (Monday) where a man had received injuries to his arm following the unintentional discharge of a 12-bore shotgun.

The 52-year-old man was taken to the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital where he underwent surgery.

Armed police went to the scene as a mater of routine. Inquiries are continuing, but a police spokesman said the incident was not deemed suspicious. It was thought that the man dropped the weapon on the floor, resulting in an accidental discharge.


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