Preston man arrested after shots fired in Deepdale

Posted on - 11th September, 2020 - 4:54pm | Author - | Posted in - Crime, Deepdale, Lancashire Police, Preston News
Police cordoned off Elgin Street after members of the public reported hearing gunshots

A man has been arrested shots were fired in Deepdale last month.


The 28-year-old from Preston was detained on suspicion of possession of a firearm with intent at an address in Preston.

He is now in police custody.

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The incident happened at around 3.30pm on Sunday 30 August.

A firearm, believed to be a shotgun, was discharged twice.

No-one was injured but four men, wearing balaclavas, were later seen making off from the scene in a silver Land Rover in the direction of Garstang Road.

If you have any information about the incident, or the people involved, please call police on 101 quoting log 0968 of August 30th. You can also contact independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111

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