Police release update after man seriously injured in shooting

Police have made three arrests following a shooting in Soham in the early hours of this morning (September 5).

A man in his 30s was rushed to hospital following the incident at around 1.40am in Eye Hill Drove.

He suffered serious injuries and remains in hospital.

Cambridgeshire Constabulary have now confirmed three men from Soham, aged 69, 38 and 27, have been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder.

They are all in custody at Parkside Police Station.

Chief Supt Mark Greenhalgh said: “A team of detectives has been working throughout the day following this shooting and there has been, and continues to be, a significant police presence in the village.

“We are treating it as an isolated incident and we believe those involved were known to each other.”

A property in Eye Hill Drove has been cordoned off to allow investigations to take place.

According to eyewitnesses, armed police were spotted outside The Fountain Inn pub in Soham.

The pub was contacted but declined to comment.

There were also reports of a police helicopter circling the area since the early hours.

Anyone with information can contact us via our web-chat or by calling 101 quoting incident number 43 of 5 September.

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