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Arrests made after three people suffer shotgun wounds

Four people have been arrested following a shooting in Red Lodge this afternoon.

Police were called at around 2.55pm today, Sunday 4th April, to reports that shots had been fired in Elms Road.

Three people, two teenage males and a woman, suffered minor injuries caused by shotgun pellets. One of the teenage males suffered injuries to his face and neck.

All three were taken to hospital but have since been discharged.

Four people have been arrested on suspicion of wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm and taken into police custody for questioning. They are a 29 year old man, a 35 year old man, a 24 year old man and a 25 year old man.

Detective Chief Inspector Mike Brown said: “Officers were quickly at the scene of the incident and suspects have been located and arrested.

“We are confident this was a targeted attack and there is no threat to the wider public.

“There will be a police presence at the scene overnight and tomorrow. There will also be more police officers on patrol to provide reassurance in the area.

“We are asking for anyone with any information about this incident to come forward.”   

Witnesses and anyone with information about this incident are asked to contact Suffolk Police on 101 quoting reference 37/16672/21.

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