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Police cordon in Westwood Avenue, Ipswich, linked to Kesgrave shooting

PUBLISHED: 12:16 07 September 2020 | UPDATED: 15:48 07 September 2020

The police cordon in Westwood Avenue, Ipswich. It is unclear if the scene is linked to an earlier shooting in Grange Farm, Kesgrave  Picture: Archant

The police cordon in Westwood Avenue, Ipswich. It is unclear if the scene is linked to an earlier shooting in Grange Farm, Kesgrave Picture: Archant

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A large police presence has been seen in an Ipswich road - which has been confirmed to be in connection with an earlier shooting in Kesgrave.

Police have set up a cordon in Westwood Avenue in Ispwich Picture: WILL JEFFORDPolice have set up a cordon in Westwood Avenue in Ispwich Picture: WILL JEFFORD

Suffolk police have set up a cordon at both ends of Westwood Avenue, which connects to Norwich Road and Valley Road.

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Witnesses in the area reported seeing both marked and unmarked police vehicles in the area.

A Suffolk police spokesman later confirmed the cordon in Ipswich is connected to the investigation into the shooting of a 15-year-old boy in Kesgrave, but he was unable to give further details at this time.

Police have been seen at both ends of Westwood Avenue in Ipswich Picture: TOM POTTERPolice have been seen at both ends of Westwood Avenue in Ipswich Picture: TOM POTTER

Police have arrested a teenage boy in connection with the shooting.

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