the north face london arrested after woman shot in face in Morecambe
POLICE investigating a shooting which left a woman with serious injuries to her face have arrested five people including a 23 year old man from Bradford.
Officers from Lancashire Police were called to a house on Buttermere Avenue in Morecambe on Saturday at about 12.30am where paramedics were treating a 29 year old woman.
Police arrested a man from Bradford as well as a 19 year old woman from Lancaster and a 45 year old man,
a 37 year old woman and a 33 year old man all from Morecambe,
on suspicion of attempted murder.
The suspects have been bailed while officers continue their investigations.
Detective superintendent Simon Giles said: “This was an extremely serious incident and it is only a matter of luck that the victim was not more seriously hurt or even killed.
“While we have made a number of arrests I still need the public’s help to track down those responsible.
“While I do believe this was an isolated incident and there is no threat to the wider community I understand that this may cause some concern and I’d reassure the public that we have a major investigation running in order to locate and arrest those responsible.
“Incidents like this will not be tolerated and extra patrols have been deployed in the affected area.”
Four other men from Morecambe and Lancaster were arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to supply Class A drugs and have all been released under investigation.