Two men arrested after gunshots fired at car in residential Preston street

Two men have been arrested by detectives investigating a firearms discharge in Preston.

Monday, 5th April 2021, 11:05 am
Updated Monday, 5th April 2021, 11:10 am

Police were called to a report a vehicle had been damaged in Briery Close, Fulwood, at around 2.25pm on Sunday, April 4.

Upon further investigation, officers said they believe a "firearm was discharged at the vehicle". No injuries were reported.

Two men, aged 22 and 28, both from Preston, have now been arrested on suspicion of possession of a firearm with intent.

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They are currently in custody for questioning.

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Investigations into the incident are continuing and anyone with information has been urged to contact the police.

Anybody with information can contact police by calling 101, quoting log number 0827 of April 4.

Gun shots were fired at a car in Briery Close. (Credit: Google)

Alternatively, independent charity Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via

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