From the Catholic Church
By Haddenham Webteam - 17th March 2014 4:30pm
Thames Valley Police officers are investigating a firearm incident that occurred in Aylesbury on Sunday 16th March.
At 7.15pm officers were called to a report of a shooting at Hilton Avenue, where a 43-year-old man from outside the local area had been shot.
The victim is currently in hospital receiving treatment for his injuries, which are not believed to be life-threatening.
Investigating officer, Det Insp Mark Baxter said: "We are at an early stage in the investigation, however I wish to re-assure the local community that this is not thought to be a random attack and that the victim was known the offender.
"If anyone witnessed this incident we would ask them to contact us on 101 as a matter of urgency."
If you have any information please contact Det Insp Baxter via 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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