Hampshire & Isle of Wight

Southampton drug shooting police release four on bail

St Mary's Southampton
Image caption Police believe the victim and suspects were known to each other

Four people have been bailed by police investigating a fatal drug-related shooting in Southampton.

Jahmel Jones died from a bullet wound to the head at a property in St Mary Street, on Saturday.

A 36-year-old woman and three men aged 41, 21 and 18, all from Southampton, have been bailed pending further inquiries until 11 June.

Detectives have sought to reassure the local community by saying they believe the incident was isolated.

Ch Insp Craig Dibdin, of Hampshire Constabulary, said: "We understand the public may have some concerns of safety due to the nature of this incident.

"We do not believe the public are in any danger."

Police believe the victim, from Lyon Street, Southampton, and the suspects were known to each other.

Tests are being carried out on a gun found on Monday.

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