Man Arrested After Woman Shot In Head

5th November 2015

Thames Valley Police Major Crime team has arrested a man in connection with a shooting in Abingdon on Tuesday night (3/11).

The 20-year-old man from Ealing, London was arrested last night (4/11) on suspicion of attempted murder and is currently in custody.

At around 8.20pm the emergency services were called to a report of a suspected shooting of a 26-year-old woman in Thornhill Walk off Northcourt Road.

The victim, who is from Abingdon, sustained serious head injuries and was taken to the John Radcliffe hospital in Oxford where she is still in a critical condition.

Officers investigating the circumstances surrounding the incident have been carrying out searches and forensic examinations at a number of locations in and around Northcourt Road.

If you have any information about this incident please contact the Thames Valley Police Enquiry Centre on 101.

If you don't want to speak directly to the police you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at www.crimestoppers-uk.org. No personal details are taken, information is not traced or recorded and you will not go to court.

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