Third man arrested in connection with attempted murder in Ipswich is bailed

Stoke Street in Ipswich.

Stoke Street in Ipswich.

A third man arrested in connection with a firearms incident in Stoke Street in Ipswich has been released on bail.

Officers were called at 1.15am on Thursday by a member of the public who reported that his property in Stoke Street had been broken into.

The victim reported that he was woken by the sound of banging, before seeing two men kick in the front door and shoot a gun at the entrance to the property.

No one was harmed during this incident and the offenders immediately left the scene.

Police investigations into this incident found evidence that a firearm was discharged at the scene.

A 24 year-old man from Salford was questioned by detectives yesterday in connection with this incident.

He was taken to Martlesham Police Investigation Centre for questioning and has been released on bail until May 28 pending further enquiries.

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Previously, a 48-year-old man from Clacton-on-Sea and a 28-year-old man from Liverpool were arrested on suspicion of attempted murder in connection with this incident on Friday.

They were taken to Martlesham Police Investigation Centre for questioning and have been released on bail until Monday 27 June pending further enquiries.

Anyone who saw or heard anything at the time of this incident, or who has any information in relation to it, is asked to contact the Major Investigation Team on 101, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.