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UPDATE: Man rearrested in Dorset in connection with shooting in Bury St Edmunds

Police at the scene of the incident, on Station Hill
Police at the scene of the incident, on Station Hill

Police have re-arrested a 39-year-old man from Dorchester as they continue to investigate a shooting in Bury St Edmunds last week.

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

This afternoon, Friday August 14, police said a 39-year-old man who was originally arrested on Saturday, interviewed and bailed, was re-arrested in Dorset. He will now be brought back to Suffolk for further questioning.

Two men have already been charged in connection with the incident and four other people have been bailed to return to police in the autumn.

Frank Warren, 51, of Victoria Road, Dorchester, Dorset, appeared before magistrates in Ipswich earlier today after being charged with conspiracy to murder and was remanded in custody until of his next appearance at Ipswich Crown Court on August 25.

Earlier this week 31-year-old Simon Webber, of Sydenham Close, Bridgwater, Somerset, was also charged with conspiracy to murder. He appeared before South East Suffolk Magistrates’ Court, Ipswich, where he was remanded in custody and also committed to appear before Ipswich Crown Court for a preliminary hearing on Tuesday August 25.

The four others on police bail pending further enquiries in connection with this incident are;

A 34-year-old man, from Dorchester, arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to murder, who was released on bail until Thursday September 24.

A 58-year-old man and two women aged 59 and 28, all from the Needham Market area, who were arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to murder and have been released on bail until Thursday October 1.

Police are continuing to appeal for anyone with information about this crime to contact the Major Investigation Team on 101 quoting reference BU/15/2542, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.


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