A MAN has been charged with a firearm offence following a police shooting incident in Ronkswood on Saturday, October 2.

Aaron Dunn, of Gower Close, Dines Green, Worcester, was charged on Saturday, October 16 with criminal damage and possession of a firearm while committing a schedule 1 offence (criminal damage).

The 31-year-old man appeared at Worcester Magistrates Court on Saturday and will next appear in court on Monday, November 15.

Dunn was remanded into custody.

It follows an incident on Ronkswood Hill and Newtown Road which ended with a man being shot by an armed police officer.

The matter has been referred to the IOPC which will carry out an investigation into the incident and the discharge of a police firearm.

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