Reports of a shooting in St Albans

POLICE were called to a street in St Albans this morning (Tuesday), following reports of a suspected shooting.

The incident occurred in The Close, off Praetorian Court, just before 10.20am.

The area has been cordoned off by police since this morning.

A spokesperson for Herts Police confirmed that a 24-year-old man had been taken to hospital, but his injuries were not thought to be life threatening.

Police have not confirmed that the injuries were sustained as a result of a shooting.

One man has been arrested.