On Monday morning a 15-year old boy was shot and air lifted to Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge, Suffolk police said.
Police arrested a 15-year old boy and has been taken into custody.
Assistant Chief Constable Rob Jones said, “Following this serious incident our priority is to keep everyone safe.
“We have now made an arrest as part of the investigation and are working with our partners in Suffolk and our schools to ensure that everyone feels safe when they are collecting their children from school this afternoon.
“There will be more police officers on patrol and to provide reassurance in the area and I would ask for anyone with information about this incident to come forward.”
Air Ambulance just left Through Jollys in Kesgrave.
Police say ‘major incident’, armed officers on location.
Saw one person being tended to by medics on a stretcher. pic.twitter.com/LJewX2QChc
— Ben Parker (@BP_BBC) September 7, 2020
A statement, posted by Kesgrave High School on Twitter, said, “We have been made aware by the police that there has been a serious incident involving one of our Year 11 students, on their way to school.
“Students in school are safe and we are managing the situation in constant, close communication with the police.
“Students are to remain in school and will be kept safe in liaison with the police. Police will be present in the area and around the school throughout the school day.
“At the present time we are expecting students to be dismissed at the end of the school day, 3.20, as normal.”
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