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Three hurt in shooting.

THREE men have been injured in a drive-by shooting, police said today.

The men were hit by shots fired from a blue or black Volvo-type car in Elm Park Road,Reading, Berkshire, last night, Thames Valley police said.

Two of the men suffered wounds to the arms and back, while the other sustained serious facial injuries in the shooting,at 10.30pm.

They were receiving treatment today at the Royal Berkshire hospital in Reading.

The incident follows the fatal shooting yesterday of a man in Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire, and the death of jeweller Marian Bates, who was shot at point blank range by robbers at her shop in Nottingham earlier this week.
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Publication:Liverpool Echo (Liverpool, England)
Date:Oct 4, 2003
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