Man charged with attempted murder in Crawley

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A man has been arrested and charged with attempted murder following a report of a shooting in Broadfield, Crawley, last month.

Daniel Harris, 39, of no fixed address, is due to appear before Crawley Magistrates’ Court on Friday, August 12, accused of shooting a 35-year-old man and a 31-year-old woman in Jersey Road, possession of a shotgun, and criminal damage to a fence on July 23.

Police said the victims were in a car when a man approached them at 8.50am. The 35-year-old man got out of the vehicle and the suspect fired a gun. They drove off. The woman suffered a burst eardrum but the man was uninjured, according to police.

Anyone who may have witnessed the incident or has any information should contact police by emailing 101@sussex.pnn.police.uk or ring 101 quoting Operation Yarrow.

Alternatively contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 (www.crimestoppers-uk.org)

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