Search

Five arrests following shooting in Greenhithe

PUBLISHED: 19:08 10 March 2020 | UPDATED: 19:08 10 March 2020

Five arrested after a shooting incident in Greenhithe. Picture:  Google Maps

Five arrested after a shooting incident in Greenhithe. Picture: Google Maps

Archant

Five people have been arrested following a shooting incident in Greenhithe at the weekend.

They were arrested by officers from the Kent and Essex Serious Crime Directorate after a 31-year-old man from Essex was injured.

Police said he sustained arm injuries following the incident in the Cooper Close area of Stone at around 7.45pm on Sunday, March 8.

He remains at a London hospital in a stable condition and has been arrested as part of enquiries, said Kent police.

Investigators also arrested two men on suspicion of attempted murder on the evening of the assault.

They are a 38-year-old from Greenhithe and a 41-year-old from south east London and both remain in custody.

You may also want to watch:

Following further enquiries, a 35-year-old man from Crayford was arrested on the afternoon of March 9 on suspicion of possessing a firearm. He remains in custody.

A 25-year-old woman, from Greenhithe, was also arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender. She was released, pending further enquiries.

Det Ch Inspe Gavin Moss, Kent Police's senior investigating officer for the case, said: 'We are continuing to progress with our enquiries and have already spoken to a number of witnesses. We do however remain keen to hear from anyone who has information that might be able to assist us.'

He said anyone with information can phone 01474 366149 quoting 08-1320. Or share information by visiting https://mipp.police.uk/operation/4601020119Z99-PO1.

And those who wish to remain anonymous can contact independent charity Crimestoppers by dialling 0800 555111 or by completing the online form at www.crimestoppers-uk.org


If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the Gravesend Reporter. Click the link in the orange box below for details.

Become a supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years, through good times and bad, serving as your advocate and trusted source of local information. Our industry is facing testing times, which is why I’m asking for your support. Every single contribution will help us continue to produce award-winning local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Thank you.

Most Read

Comments have been disabled on this article.

Most Read

Latest from the Gravesend Reporter