Coronation Street fans horror as Craig Tinker is shot saving Faye Windass

CORONATION Street fans are horrified after Craig Tinker was shot trying to rescue Faye Windass from gun-toting Scott.

The police officer – who is played by actor Colson Smith in the ITV soap – jumped into action after receiving a radio call about the armed robbery in process.

He ran to the Bistro and to his horror saw masked Scott taking Faye hostage to ensure no-one followed him after he turned over the owner Ray Crosby.

But as he tried to leave, Craig revealed himself and told him he had nowhere the run and he should let Faye go.

However Scott ignored him and made a move to escape forcing Craig to pull out his baton.

Horrified at the sight of Craig advancing on him with his baton extended, Scott fired his shot straight through the PC's shoulder.

Craig dropped to the floor in agony while Faye screamed at someone to call an ambulance as Scott fled.

Fans were horrified by the shooting.

One wrote: "Nooooo Craig #Corrie"

A second said: "Craig! #coronationstreet"

"Made me jump #craig#corrie. Brilliant though!"

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