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Man arrested in Preston firearm discharge investigation

Friday, September 11, 2020

A man has been arrested following a firearm discharge in Preston 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 custody at this time.

The incident happened at around 3.30pm on Sunday, August 30th. A firearm, believed to be a shotgun, was discharged twice but thankfully no-one was injured.

Four men, wearing balaclavas, were later seen making off from the scene in a silver Land Rover in the direction of Garstang Road.

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


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