Little Bookham shooting: Man ‘serious but stable’ in hospital as police investigate attempted murder

November 8, 2016
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A manhunt is under way after a man was shot in the shoulder in Little Bookham.

The victim was taken to St George’s Hospital in Tooting after suffering a gunshot wound on Sunday night (November 6).

Surrey Police said the incident happened in Middlemead Road at around 8.30pm.

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The force said it was treating the attack as attempted murder.

The man, who is in his 20s, has undergone surgery and remains in a serious but stable condition in hospital.

Police officers including armed response units attended the scene of the incident.

However, despite a thorough search of the area, the suspects were not located.

Enquiries by the Surrey and Sussex Major Crime Team are ongoing, police said in a statement issued on Tuesday afternoon.

‘Thorough investigation’

Detective Chief Inspector Paul Rymarz: “I would like to reassure the local community we are carrying out a full and thorough investigation into this incident.

“I would also like to reassure people that we do not believe there is any threat to the wider public.

“We would like to speak to anyone who was in the Middlemead Road area around the time of the incident and may have information which could help us with our enquiries, particularly if you saw anyone acting suspiciously, or any suspicious-looking vehicles in the area at the time.”

Anyone with information is asked to call Surrey Police on 101 quoting Operation Porcupine, report any information online, or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Article source: http://www.getsurrey.co.uk/news/surrey-news/little-bookham-shooting-woman-serious-12147373


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