Hampshire & Isle of Wight

Man held over street shooting in Eastleigh is bailed

A man who was arrested after armed officers surrounded a flat in Hampshire following reports of a shooting, has been released on bail.

Police were called on Wednesday after a man said he had been shot at with a gun in Mitchell Road, Eastleigh.

The area was searched but no firearms were recovered, police said. The man has been bailed until 3 August.

A police spokeswoman said officers were following up inquiries "to try to corroborate the allegations".

The man who made the report to police was unhurt.

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