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Police charge man over endangering life in ‘pub shooting’

PUBLISHED: 09:49 09 August 2016 | UPDATED: 09:49 09 August 2016

Police were on the scene from about 8pm.

Police were on the scene from about 8pm.


A man has been charged with firing a gun and endangering life at a pub in Wrington.

Keith Hayward, of Lyecross Road in Wrington, has been charged with possession of a firearm with intent to kill by Avon and Somerset Constabulary today (Tuesday).

It comes after a shot was fired in The Golden Lion pub in Broad Street at about 8pm on Sunday.

No-one was seriously injured.

Hayward is due to appear at North Somerset Courthouse today (Tuesday).

A 48-year-old man who was arrested on suspicion of assault following the incident has been released on bail.

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