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Investigation update: Bluebell Road incident, Southampton

Press release   •   Feb 21, 2019 09:56 GMT

The man arrested in connection with the incident on Bluebell Road on Monday 18 Feb whereby a teenage boy suffered gunshot wounds to his legs, has been released from police custody.

The 61-year-old man from Southampton was arrested on suspicion of perverting the course of justice and concerned in the supply of class B drugs. He remains under investigation.

Enquiries are ongoing.

The 17-year-old boy received gunshot wounds whilst on Bluebell Road around 10.15pm on Feb 18.

The boy remains in hospital receiving treatment for wounds to his legs and ankles.

Officers continue to appeal for information in relation to this incident.

If you have any information, please contact us on 101, quoting reference number


In an emergency, call 999.