A man has died after an incident at a shooting range. 

Emergency services were called to The Tunnel Target Sports Centre on Axminster Road, Charmouth, shortly before 6pm on Tuesday. 

They received a report that a man had sustained serious injuries at the centre. 

Officers attended along with the ambulance service and the man, aged in his 40s and from Somerset, was airlifted to Southampton General Hospital.

He subsequently died in hospital.

The man’s family has been informed and are being supported by officers.

Officers are carrying out enquiries into the incident on behalf of the coroner. It is not believed there was any third party involvement or suspicious circumstances.