In the Media

Man shot by police in Woking

PUBLISHED July 26, 2012

Armed response units were called to an address in Knaphill, Woking, just after 10pm last night following reports that a man was armed and was intending to harm himself and others, Surrey Police said.

Bomb disposal experts also attended over concerns that explosives may have been inside the property in Oak Tree Road.

A police cordon was set up and a number of residents were evacuated from their homes.

The man, aged in his 40s, was later shot at the scene before being taken to St George's Hospital in Tooting, police said. It is not known how serious his injuries are.

Another man, aged in his 30s, was arrested and remains in police custody.

Officers also recovered a firearm from the scene. It has yet to be examined by experts.

Police said they were not looking for anyone else in connection with the incident and have referred the shooting to the Independent Police Complaints Commission.