The three men allegedly involved in Cambs shooting

Three men suspected to be involved with the shooting of a man over the weekend have been charged and are due in court.

A man in his 30s was shot at around 1.40am of Saturday morning (September 5) in Eye Hill Drove, Soham.

Police were called to the scene by the ambulance crew after finding the man had been shot.

The man was rushed to hospital. Police said on Monday (September 7) that the man “remains in hospital in a stable condition, he has sustained life threatening injuries”.

Police cordon in Eye Hill Drove near Soham, just off the A142 Ely side of the town, following a shooting which left one man in hospital
(Image: Cambridge News)

Three men have now been charged in connection to the attack and will appear at Peterborough Magistrates’ Court on Monday morning.

Craig Garrod, 26, of Hill Drove, Soham, and Wayne Bonus, 38, of Sand Street, Soham have been charged with attempted murder.

Kevin Thompson, 39, of Eastern Avenue, Soham has been charged with assisting an offender.

A 69-year-old man from Soham who was arrested over the weekend has been released with no further action to be taken by police.

Chief Supt Mark Greenhalgh said over the weekend: “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.

Police in Soham, Cambridgeshire

“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.

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

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