Man arrested in connection with shooting in Bestwood Park

A 23-year-old man has today been arrested in connection with a shooting in Bestwood Park last month.

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He is being questioned by detectives on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm with intent and possession of a firearm with intent to endanger life.

A 31-year-old man was shot in the leg in the incident in the Eversley Walk area at around 8.50pm on Friday 9 November. His injuries were not life-threatening or altering.

While we have made an arrest today the investigation is ongoing and officers would still like to hear from anyone with information

Detective Sergeant Danny Johnstone said: “We take gun crime extremely seriously and a range of officers have been working extremely hard on this investigation over the last month.

“While we have made an arrest today the investigation is ongoing and officers would still like to hear from anyone with information about the incident. Please call 101, quoting incident number 892 of 9 November 2018. If you wish to report something anonymously, call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”

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