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Derbyshire man arrested in connection with shooting in Bury St Edmunds

Shooting in Bury St Edmunds in flats on Station Hill.'Picture Mark Westley ANL-150508-101941009
Shooting in Bury St Edmunds in flats on Station Hill.'Picture Mark Westley ANL-150508-101941009

A 20-year-old man from Derbyshire has been arrested in connection with a shooting in Bury St Edmunds.

The man, who is from the Matlock area, has been arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to murder and is being questioned by Suffolk Constabulary detectives in Derbyshire.

Police were called at 6.45pm on Tuesday, August 4 to reports that a man had been shot in the stomach at Forum Court apartments, on Station Hill.

The victim, aged in his 30s, was successfully treated in hospital for his injuries.

Five men and one woman have all previously been charged with conspiracy to murder in relation to the crime.

They are Simon Webber, 31, of Sydenham Close, Bridgwater, Somerset; Frank Warren, 51, of Victoria Road, Dorchester; Andrew Seaton, 40, of Frome View, Maiden Newton, Dorchester; Paul Baker, 35, of Neils View, Maiden Newton, Dorchester; Colin Deferia, 59, of Battisford Road, Barking; and Rebecca Deferia, 29, of Carnation Way, Red Lodge.

The five men have been remanded in custody pending a trial at Ipswich Crown Court listed to begin on Monday, April 11.

Rebecca Deferia made her first appearance at the crown court on Wednesday, January 13 where she was granted bail ahead of a plea and case management hearing to be held within 28 days of that appearance.


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