Lynn shooting - police make fresh appeal

CHRIS BISHOP Police launched a fresh appeal for information tonight, week after two people were hurt in a shooting in King's Lynn.Three black men, two of them armed with handguns, burst into a house in Bagge Road, Gaywood, at 11.

CHRIS BISHOP

Police launched a fresh appeal for information tonight, week after two people were hurt in a shooting in King's Lynn.

Three black men, two of them armed with handguns, burst into a house in Bagge Road, Gaywood, at 11.30pm last Thursday night.

Shots were fired and a man in his 20s and a woman in her 40s received minor injuries.

Police are appealing for anyone who saw a white car – possibly an Astra or Renault Megane – with a spoiler in the Bagge Road area.

The gunmen are believed to have left the scene at speed in the car.

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Det Chief Insp Neil Firm, who is leading the hunt for the men, said: "We are still especially interested in hearing from anyone who saw this white car in the area at the time or has seen it since, or who has any knowledge of its movements in recent times.

"Extensive enquiries continue into this shooting. The investigation has also led police to carry out a number of successful drugs warrants in the area."

Five warrants have been executed at addresses in King's Lynn since the incident with a view to disrupting the illegal drugs market in the town.

Anyone with information about the incident or those responsible is asked to contact officers at the MIT incident room in confidence at Downham Market Police Station on 0845 456 456 4567.

·Eung Tuan TRAN, 31, of no fixed abode, appeared before King's Lynn Magistrates' Court this morning (July 20th) charged with conspiracy to produce a controlled drug. His arrest followed a drugs warrant carried out at a North Lynn address on Tuesday July 18th.