Shooting Incident 7 September – factual information and support

7th September 2020

Updated 09/09/20  – 14:18

A teenager has been arrested following a shooting in Kesgrave.

Police were called just after 8.40am on the morningof Monday 7 September, to reports of a shooting in Friends Walk.

The victim – a 15-year-old boy – sustained serious injuries and was airlifted to Addenbrooke’s Hospital where he is receiving urgent medical attention.

Officers investigating this incident have arrested a teenage boy and he has been taken into police custody for questioning.

Assistant Chief Constable Rob Jones said: “Following this serious incident our priority is to keep everyone safe.

“There will be more police officers on patrol and to provide reassurance in the area and I would ask for anyone with information about this incident to come forward.”

The Town Council are working closely with our partners and we have been informed this is being treated as an isolated incident. We wish to reassure all residents that we do not believe there is a wider threat to our community.

Our thoughts are with the victim and his family at this time.

If you have any information regarding the incident, then please call 101 quoting ref: Cad 58.


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