Witnesses Sought Following Nail Gun Incident in Carlisle

Police are appealing for witnesses to an incident where a man was shot at with a nail gun in Carlisle.

The incident occurred shortly before 6:15pm, 4 June on Scotland Road near to the Cumbria Park Hotel.

A man, aged in his 20s, was shot at with a nail gun from a passing vehicle which was travelling in the direction of the city centre.

The victim suffered a minor injury.

Acting Inspector Sarah Hodkinson said: “We are appealing for anyone who was in the area who may have witnessed this incident to get in touch.

“Fortunately this did not result in a serious injury, however this does not in anyway dilute the seriousness of this incident.

“This sort of behaviour will not be tolerated and officers are making enquiries to identify those responsible.”

Anyone with information can report online at www.cumbria.police.uk/report-it referencing incident number 212 of 4 June.

You can also contact police on 101.