[18 JAN 01]
CRIMES, FIRES & ACCIDENTS
Man Hit With Missile
Fired From Internet Gun
confiscated a gun bought illegally over the internet by a
15-year-old after he shot a man in the head with it.
teenager fried from a window in Kenilworth and struck the man in
the side of the head.
victim did not need hospital treatment and called police after the
missile was fired at 7.10pm yesterday.
making enquiries, police discovered a ball-bearing gun which had
been bought by the boy over the internet for £100.
parents did not know that he had bought it. The gun was
confiscated and further enquiries are being made.