investigate BB pellet gun shooting at Highbridge's Apex Park
are this week investigating an incident at Highbridge's Apex Park
in which a teenager was hurt when he was shot by a BB pellet gun.
local resident, who has asked to remain anonymous, told Burnham-On-Sea.com
about the incident which occured last Saturday (April 2nd).
boy was shot at with a BB/pellet gun from a distance by a gang
of youths. He was in fact hit twice - once on his lower back and
once on his upper arm, leaving red marks on his skin."
could have been a lot more serious if the pellets had landed in
someone's face or eye. Although BB guns and air weapons may appear
to be fun to use, they can be extremely dangerous."
boy's family have contacted Burnham-On-Sea Police. Anyone with
information about the incident can call 111 or Crimestoppers on
0800 555 111.