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Four released in Milton Keynes double shooting inquiry

Mohamed Abdi Farah and Amin Ahmed Ismail
Image caption The deaths of Mohamed Abdi Farah and Amin Ahmed Ismail were not gang-related, police said

Four people have been released from bail by detectives investigating the fatal shooting of two Somali teenagers in Buckinghamshire.

Mohamed Abdi Farah, 19, and Amin Ahmed Ismail, 18, were shot on the Fishermead estate in Milton Keynes on 26 May.

Those released are a 13-year-old boy and two men aged 33 and 21, who were arrested the day after the shootings. A 19-year-old man has also been released.

Five other people have been arrested and remain on police bail.

Det Supt Rob Mason said: "This demonstrates we are continuing to progress with our inquiries into this tragic incident.

"It is a positive development for the investigation that we have been able to eliminate these four people.

"I am very encouraged that we are continuing to receive intelligence and are pursuing a number of other lines of inquiry."

Thames Valley Police said that officers had taken nearly 200 statements and collected more than 350 exhibits.

It said officers were watching seized CCTV footage and the victims' families were being kept updated with the progress of the inquiry.

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