Berkshire

Fifth man arrested over Reading shooting

The scene of the shooting in Reading
Image caption Grange Avenue was sealed off while investigations were carried out

A total of five men have now been arrested in connection with a shooting in Reading which left a man with injuries to one arm and both legs.

Officers were called to Grange Avenue late on 6 June. The 25-year-old is recovering in hospital.

A fifth man, 31, was arrested earlier on suspicion of attempted murder.

A 25-year-old from Tilehurst, a 27-year-old from Coley, a 32-year-old from Whitley and a 25-year-old from the Oxford Road area have all been bailed.

Officers searched properties last week as part of the inquiry.

Ch Supt Chris Shead, from Thames Valley Police, said he did not believe it had been a random attack but said the motive was unclear.

Grange Avenue was sealed off after the incident while investigations were carried out.

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