High Wycombe Shooting: Boy Bailed

Thames Valley Police have bailed a teenage boy questioned on suspicion of attempted murder after a shooting in High Wycombe.

Thames Valley Police officers were called to the Lucas Wood area next to Underwood Road in High Wycombe at around 8.40pm last night (May 11) following reports of a disturbance and gunshots being heard.

Five people were injured, three of whom have been treated for gunshot wounds, none of which are believed to be life threatening.

A number of scenes have been identified as a result of police enquires.

Two men, aged 19 and 18, and a 16-year-old boy, all of whom are from High Wycombe, were arrested on suspicion of attempted murder.

The 16-year-old has been released on bail until 17th June. Police are continuing to question the other two suspects.

Supt Ed McLean, Local Police Area Commander for Wycombe, said:

“This is not believed to be a random shooting and the offenders may have been known to the victims.

"Three people from the Wycombe area have been arrested and are now in custody. They are aged 19, 18 and 16 years respectively. They have all been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder.

"Uniformed officers and forensic teams continue to be deployed at a number of scenes including in Lucas Woods and Freemantle Road.

“I would urge anyone who knows anything about this incident to contact Thames Valley Police Enquiry Centre on 101 or alternatively you can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at www.crimestoppers-uk.org. No personal details are taken, information is not traced or recorded and you will not go to court."