A man has been charged with attempted murder by detectives investigating a shooting.

Emergency services found a 16-year-old boy suffering from a gunshot wound to his chest near Ripon Park in Borehamwood at around 10.50pm on Tuesday August 4.

He was rushed to hospital with injuries that were deemed to be life-changing.

The teenager remains in hospital at this time.

A police cordon was set up around Ripon Way, Manor Way and Cranes Way at 10.50pm on Tuesday, August 4 and it remained in place for nearly two days.

Borehamwood Times:

Detectives investigating the shooting arrested a man on Wednesday.

Yesterday (Thursday), Hertfordshire Constabulary charged a 23-year-old man with attempted murder and possession of a firearm.

Sean Price, 23, of Ipswich, Suffolk, is set to appear before Magistrates Court today (Friday 14 August) via videolink.

Witnesses to the incident are still being sought.

Anyone with information should call 101, quoting 41/62014/20.