Woman 'serious' after firearms incident

Four men have today been arrested following a firearms incident at Tattersett, near Fakenham, last night during which a woman received serious injuries.

Four men have today been arrested following a firearms incident at Tattersett, near Fakenham, last night during which a woman received serious injuries.

Police received reports that a woman had received injuries, later established to be at premises in Tattersett, shortly after 7.45pm.

The victim, from the King's Lynn area, was taken to hospital where she has undergone surgery.

Following police enquiries, four men were arrested early this morning in connection with the inquiry and are currently in police custody.

Investigations continue into the shooting, conducted by the Force's Major Investigation Team, and police are appealing for anyone with information about the incident to contact police in confidence.

Det Chief Inspector Neil Firm, leading the inquiry, said: “The victim in this case has received serious injuries as a result of firearms being used, though these injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.”