10, shot in face with airgun at Highbridge's Apex Park
ten year-old boy was shot in the face with an airgun at Highbridge's
Apex Park at the weekend, police confirmed on Monday.
told Burnham-On-Sea.com the youngster suffered injuries to his
mouth after being shot by a teenager on Saturday evening (May
22nd) near the Mallard Place entrance to the park.
small groups of youths had been involved in an 'altercation' at
the park at 5.10pm which ended with the BB gun shooting incident.
Roger Tolley told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "The children were
involved in a row when a 13 year-old boy with a BB gun shot the
ten year-old, who suffered an injury to his mouth."
are continuing but, fortunately, the boy didn't suffer very serious
injuries. It had the potential to be far more serious."
added that police officers are due to speak to the 13 year-old
about the incident on Tuesday.