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 or ring 101 quoting Operation Yarrow.

Alternatively contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 (

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