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Fourth man is charged in connection with shooting in Bury St Edmunds




Shooting in Bury St Edmunds in flats on Station Hill.'Picture Mark Westley ANL-150508-101854009
Shooting in Bury St Edmunds in flats on Station Hill.'Picture Mark Westley ANL-150508-101854009

Detectives have charged a 59-year-old man from Barking in connection with a shooting in Bury St Edmunds last month.

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

Shooting in Bury St Edmunds in flats on Station Hill.'Picture Mark Westley ANL-150508-101952009
Shooting in Bury St Edmunds in flats on Station Hill.'Picture Mark Westley ANL-150508-101952009

The victim, a man in his thirties, was successfully treated in hospital for his injuries.

Colin Deferia, of Battisford Road, Barking, near Needham Market, who was originally arrested on Wednesday August 5 and released on bail, was re-arrested this morning, Wednesday September 2.

He has been charged with conspiracy to murder today and is due to appear before Ipswich Magistrates Court tomorrow, Thursday 3 September.

Three men from the south-west of England have already been charged with conspiracy to murder.

Simon Webber, 31, of Sydenham Close, Bridgwater, Frank Warren, 51, of Victoria Road, Dorchester, and Andrew Seaton, of Frome View, Maiden Newton, Dorchester, appeared before Ipswich Crown Court last Tuesday, August 25.

They were remanded in custody and are due to appear in court again at the end of October.

Three other people remain on police bail having been arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to murder.

A 34-year-old man from Dorchester was released on bail until Thursday September 24 and two women aged 59 and 28, both from the Needham Market area, were released on bail until Thursday October 1.

Anyone with information about this crime is asked to contact the Major Investigation Team on 101 quoting reference BU/15/2542, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.



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