Shooting incident in Marlborough

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The investigation into the shooting incident in Marlborough yesterday is ongoing.

The alleged offender remains in hospital in a stable condition and the Independent Police Conduct Authority have been notified of the incident.

"Police are concerned that some reporting on the incident is incorrect," says a police spokesperson.

"Inquiries to date show that the accused was shot in the arm after he threatened Police with a knife.

"After being shot the accused has then tried to get into a Police vehicle and flee.

"The accused was challenged by Police staff, arrested and first aid was given."