Three people are in police custody following a firearm incident in Torquay.
Police were called at around 3.30pm on Monday, August 29, with reports of gunfire being heard and a vehicle being rammed in the Fore Street area of Torquay.
Police Armed Response Units were called to the scene and one man was discovered to have sustained a number of pellet wounds believed to have been from an air rifle, and was subsequently take to hospital.
ARV units and police officers, supported by the dog unit and the police helicopter launched a major search across Torquay to locate the suspects.
Police located an abandoned car as the suspects attempted to flee the area. Police dogs tracked the suspects and a 20-year-old female and 18-year-old man was arrested.
Police also tracked another suspect to a property in Falloway Close and a 27 year-old man was arrested at around 5am this morning.
All three suspects remain in police custody on suspicion of causing GBH; the man who sustained the pellet wounds has already been released from hospital.
Police are appealing for witnesses and would like to hear from anyone who was in the Fore street area of Torquay around the time of the incident.
Please contact police on 101 or firstname.lastname@example.org quoting log number 995 for August 29. You can also give information anonymously on 000 555 111