Welwyn Garden City toddler shot with BB gun

A TWO-YEAR-OLD boy was shot with an air gun while playing in his parents’ back garden at the weekend.

The incident took place in Poundwell, WGC, at around 11.30am on Sunday.

A police spokeswoman said: “It is alleged a child, who was playing in his garden, was struck after a BB gun was fired by two children.

“Officers attended the address and spoke with the parents of the child, however they did not want to take the matter further.”

She added: “Officers from the neighbourhood team will, however, be making contact with the parents of the children who are believed to be involved.”

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