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Didcot Airgun shooter stable in the JR
9:30am Wednesday 24th October 2012 in News
OXON: A man who shot himself in the head with an airgun was last night said to be in a stable condition at Oxford’s John Radcliffe Hospital.
The man, in his 40s, was injured after police attended a reported shoplifting incident at the BP garage at Milton Heights Services, near Didcot, on Monday afternoon.
Supt Rob Povey, police commander for South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse, said: “The man remains under hospital care and is in a stable condition.”
The incident has been referred to the Independent Police Complaints Commission as police were in contact with the man before he was injured.