Armed officers called to Derbyshire village after man 'fired gun near another man'

Dale Abbey in Erewash. Pic: Google Images.
Dale Abbey in Erewash. Pic: Google Images.

Armed police descended on a Derbyshire village after reports a man 'fired a gun near another man'.

Armed officers were called to Dale Abbey in Erewash at around 5.25pm yesterday (Friday, September 13), reports the Derby Telegraph.

A Derbyshire Police spokeswoman said it received reports that 'a man had fired a gun near another man'.

And several residents said they saw a 'large number' of armed officers in the village yesterday.

A man in his 60s was later arrested in connection with the incident.

Police said officers also seized a firearm.

READ MORE: POLICE TRYING TO TRACE MASKED FIGURED AFTER VEHICLE DAMAGED IN CLAY CROSS