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Lincoln man shot in the lip with air rifle

A man has been arrested after a male in his 20s was shot in the lip with an air rifle in Lincoln.

Lincolnshire Police officers believe the incident took place on Ruckland Avenue in Lincoln at around 8.30pm on Wednesday, April 2.

Officers arrested a 30-year-old man on suspicion of grievous bodily harm. He is in custody at Lincoln Police Station.

Police said the victim’s injuries are relatively minor, with a cut lip and broken tooth. He is being treated at Lincoln County Hospital.

The force is appealing for anyone with information to call 101, quoting incident 390 of April 2.