Hampshire & Isle of Wight

Waterlooville shooting case police make sixth arrest

Athena Avenue
Image caption Police said the victim suffered life-changing injuries during the shooting in Athena Avenue at about 00:50 GMT

A sixth arrest has been made by detectives investigating an attempted murder in Hampshire.

A 34-year-old man suffered a serious head injury after being shot in Crookhorn, Waterlooville and remains in hospital.

Four people have been bailed and two released without charge, following the shooting on Monday 13 February.

Officers said they are still trying to track down the weapon used after the incident in Athena Avenue.

A 26-year-old man from Surrey was the sixth suspect to be arrested by detectives.

He was arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to commit murder and conspiracy to supply class A drugs and has been bailed until 11 May.

Three other people arrested in connection with the investigation have been bailed until 28 April.

Two men, from Surrey, aged 30 and 21, were also arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and conspiracy to supply class A drugs earlier but released without charge.

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